Watusiri Karawapong

Watusiri Karawapong (Ploy) received her first music lessons from her uncle on the piano. When the Yala Municipality Youth Orchestra (YMO) was founded on February 2, 2008, she 2008, she switched to the double bass and took lessons with Chareev Petchsuriya with Chareev Petchsuriya, Supakit Suppatharachaiyawong, Xiaoyi He and Rutawat Rutawat Sintutepparat.

She has already performed with the ASEAN-Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) at the International Contemporary Music Festival in Darmstadt, Germany, was a member of the member of the Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music Youth Orchestra and was part of the orchestra for the royal cremation ceremony of King Rama IX in 2017. In 2018, she received the ASEA-UNINET ErnstMach Grant Scholarship as an Erasmus student. In 2019, she was awarded A full scholarship from Thanphuying Tasna-Valaya Sorasongkram, Vice President of The Princess Galyani Vadhana’s Charity Fund, to continue her master studies with Prof. Denton Roberts at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.

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