Sopranos

Marutida Boonmongkol (Jane)

Marutida graduated from Bunditpatanasilpa Institute, Fine Arts Department, Thai Classical Dance Program. Currently a government official at the Public Relations Department, she holds the position of artist/composer (General Management)

Her passion for singing started in early childhood and she began to take singing lessons at Siam Kolakarn Music School while studying in middle grade level 2 (equivalent to high school year 5) at the College of Dramatic Arts. Together with fellow students she set up a band, enabling her to take part in contests and to perform in various school events. In the middle of the 3rd year she started to get interested in classical singing, investing her free time to further her studies of classical singing with her teacher Khun Wanee Laddaklom (Lecturer, International Music, Banditpatanasilpa Institute). Subsequently she had the opportunity to take private singing lessons with Maestra Supatra Indaraphakdikorat until graduating with a bachelor's degree. She successfully applied for a job as a government official in the position of artist/composer (General Management) of the Public Relations Department in 2010.

Also in 2010 she became a member of The Bangkok Voices Choir. Although she had already worked with what she loved, she was still determined to develop and increase her singing potential and wanted to further enhance her knowledge with Maestro Wirat Patimapakorn. Finally she graduated with a bachelor's degree in singing (special program) at Ban Somdet Chaopraya Rajabhat University, majoring in International Musical Composition (Broadway Musical) with Mr. Casey Koh

- Represented Thai artists at the ABU Music Festival 2014 in Sri Lanka.

  • One of the six 6 singers representing Thailand in the ASEAN Chorus at the 2014 Asian Youth Choir for One in South Korea.

  • Representative of Thai culture and music at "The One Asia Cultural Ambassador 2015" in the Philippines.

Summary of participation in domestic and international choir performances

  • Part of vocal performances in important events with the Public Relations Department band, i.e. the royal funeral ceremonies of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Her Royal Highness Princess Phetcharat Ratchasuda Sirisopa Panawadee, and other important events.

  • Representative of Thai artists performing at the ABU Radio Song Festival 2014 in Sri Lanka

  • Chorus member in various important events of the Public Relations Department ban, i.e. the Royal Funeral Ceremony of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the Royal Funeral Ceremony of H.R.H. Chaofa Petcharatchasuda Sirisopaphanawadee, Music in the Garden, etc.

  • 1 of 6 representatives from Thailand participating in the ASEAN Choir Festival at the 2014 Asian Youth Choir for One in South Korea.

  • Representative of Thailand to promote Thai culture and music at the "One Asia Cultural Ambassador 2015" in the Philippines.

  • 1 of 4 representatives from Thailand participating in the Indonesia Youth Choir Chorus in Indonesia.

  • Representative participating in the ASEAN+3 Song Contest 2017 in Vietnam, named in the 10 finalists and receiver of a special prize from the contest organizers.


Krittiya Musigul (Kwang)

When she was 12 years old Maestra Krittiya Musigul started to take singing lessons at the College of Dramatic Arts with Maestro Rapanang Sibunruang and when aged 14, during her schooling at this college, she had the opportunity to perform in the opera "Der Freischütz" at the Small Auditorium of Thammasat University. She passed the Grade 6 examination in classical singing from the Associated Board of The Royal Schools of Music, London (ABRSM).

Krittiya continued her education to the bachelor degree level in classical singing in the Western Music Department, Faculty of Humanities Kasetsart University, where she learnt singing with Maestra Pruetthika Chaeng Rattanatrakun, Maestro Wuttiphan Pongthanalert and Maestro Kittinan Chinsamran.

Her experience as a performer originates in singing with the KU String Orchestra and the KU Jazz Orchestra and being one of the founders of the Bangkok Street Orchestra (BKKSO). She was invited to perform in the musical Romeo & Juliet (Death is the Beginning) which was the final annual performance of the Department of Music and Dramatic Arts, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University.

The roots of her experience in chorus singing go back to her participation in choir competitions at various school festivals, including being a member of Shyam Choir while studying at university. During that time she also had the opportunity to act as discourse assistant for the Thai Youth Choir in 2012 and 2013, and became a member of The Bangkok Voices in the same year.

At the present, Krittiya has a bachelor's degree in Classical Singing, 2nd class honor, from Kasetsart University and is a freelance singing and piano teacher.

Panipak Luangprasert (NongNoo)

Aged 11, Maestra Panipak began to take singing lessons with Maestra Ouan, Maneenuch Smerasut, and as a 16 years old she started to teach singing at the MS Voice Studio. During her time in that institution she was also engaged in chorus singing for Maestra Ouan. When studying at the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, she became a member of the Chulalongkorn University Student Choir Club, or CU Chorus, and was awarded the position of second runner-up from the CU Singing Contest.

In addition, Panipak studied singing with Maestro Neti Kantathaworn and Maestra Sophie Tanapura. She joined The Bangkok Voices Choir in 2015. Currently, she has a master's degree in intellectual property law from King's College London, England and is a freelance lawyer and singing teacher.

Anjarat Suthat na Ayuthya, Ph.D. (Tique)

Dr. Anjarat has more than 15 years of experience in the airline business, both in ground services and as cabin crew. After leaving the airline business she was was responsible for the duties of Marketing Manager, first in one of Thailand’s leading telecommunication service providers and later in a 5-star international boutique hospital in Bangkok. She left the marketing field to dedicate herself to the work in the field of education and was appointed assistant to the dean of a renowned international college. Currently, she is a guest lecturer at several government and private universities where she gives lectures on broad-scale business administration, marketing technology and conveys the basic knowledge of the aviation business to future flight attendant aspirants. Recently she received her Ph.D. in Educational Technology and Communications from Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Education.

Apart from her work and academic experience, Anjarat, from an early age, played the leading child role in a number of well-known Thai movies, among them “Oh Luk Rak”, “Om Ok Por” and “123 Duan Mahapai”. Concomitant in her early years were singing and music always some of her cherished passions, inherited from and absorbed through her father, Prasan Suthat na Ayuthya, government official at the Department of Fine Arts in charge of musical orchestration for the department’s symphony orchestra. First a student at The College of Dramatic Arts, he attracted the attention of Phra Chenduriyang (Peter Feit), under whose tutorship he learned to write classical music orchestration. Moreover, as an accomplished cellist and bassist, he wrote musical arrangements for many top hit songs, among them “Yard Petch”, “Fark Pleng Tueng Ter” and composed background music for Thai movies. Anjarat's mother, known as “Ma'am Carol”, was the first foreigner to sing Thazi popular songs in Thai television stations. She also was the singer who introduced chorus line singing in the albums of several Thai Golden Record Award singers. Already as a young child Anjarat was invited to sing the solo part at various charity events, as well as in the main theme of Thai movies, like “Puen Rak” and in a children chorus for the release of the children’s song album called “Tiao Khao Din”. Later she joined a variety of local choir groups. She usually sings for the Sunday evening mass at the Holy Redeemer Church, Bangkok, sings with Assumption Choir and joins the choir for the celebration of the Roman Catholic Church. In early in 2017, she joined The Bangkok Voices as a soprano singer and participated in a series of cultural exchange performances in Shanghai, Nanjing and Singapore, by invitation of the respective governments. In 2019, she was a choir member in several concerts, i.e. performing in May at Choral Festival in Baden-Baden, Germany and in August at the National Liberation Choral Festival in South Korea.

Jenita Chantranon (Jane)

Surakan Sangsukiam (Lukmai)