Maj Tng Liat Peng started his music education at the age of ten under the tutelage of Mr. Lee Tuck Fah. While pursuing his education, he was named the Best Boy Cadet of the year 1985 and was awarded a music scholarship in 1987 for his contribution in the Singapore Polytechnic Concert Band.
In 1990, Maj Tng won another scholarship, this time to study at the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall in London. In 1993, he graduated with several accolades which include the first prize in the ‘Fanfare Award’, the ‘Fred Mortimer Memorial Competition’; second prize in the ‘Besson Cup and Medal’, the ‘Sommerville Prize’ and was awarded the ‘Graham Wallace Award’ for being the best Overseas Student Bandmaster of the year.
An adjudicator for the SYF Indoor and Outdoor Competitions, Maj Tng is presently the Senior Director of Music, Singapore Armed Forces Bands.