I grew up with her music. Oh well, I only listened to The Chant of Metta and fell in love with it. The Chant of Metta lingers in my mind all the time and almost everyone who owns the CD could memorise the chant easily.

After 18 years of composing good music for Buddhism, Imee starts a world tour concert premiere in Kuala Lumpur’s prestigious Istana Budaya.

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Aptly naming her concert “Sound of Wisdom”, I got excited when I knew that she even helped Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA) raise funds by contributing proceeds to the association.

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Imee Ooi concert program book and ticket

As I participated in the Nuns Novitiate Program at SJBA and always felt indebted to the kind members who took care of us so well, I thought why not give back. Many SJBA friends were also at the concert.

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Peter Chew (centre) from SJBA, his wife and I

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Lee Swee Keong, one of the choreographers (right) with Hoong Ling

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Hoong Ling with Imee Ooi

The crowd was good although it wasn’t a full house. Brisk sales was seen at the counter where people snapped up program book, music CD, special edition EP, concert bag and T-shirts.

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The queue was long - for Imee and performers to sign the program book and CDs

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Brisk sales at the counter

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I got myself a set of program book, bag, CD and T-shirt too

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Hoong Ling at Imee Ooi's concert

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All lower denomination concert tickets were sold out and only RM350 tickets still available. For those who missed the concert can also have a “Meet and Share” session with Imee on Tuesday 4th August 2015, 10am-1pm at Nexus Auditorium.

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