Pingyu is the perfect blend of patience and encouragement, always pushing her students to reach new heights in their musical abilities. Whether you’re just looking for a fun hobby or aiming to become a virtuoso, Pingyu has got you covered. With her flexible teaching style, she’s able to adapt to each student’s unique goals and needs, making sure to create a fun and light-hearted environment for those just looking for a fun pastime, or taking a more rigorous and meticulous approach for those ready to take their skills to the next level. And the best part? She speaks both English and Mandarin, so language barriers won’t be an issue.
Pingyu is a talented Guzheng player whose passion for music and the instrument bloomed at a young age. At just six years old, she began her journey with the Guzheng mainly under the guidance of Mdm. Li Tingting. As she continued to learn and grow, she majored in Music (Guzheng) at the School of the Arts (SOTA) in Singapore under the tutelage of Mdm. Yin Qun, and received the CCOM-NAFA Guzheng Diploma (Distinction) certification in 2010.
As a member of the SOTA Chinese Chamber Ensemble, Pingyu and her ensemble mates jointly attained the Gold Award for the 2014 International Chinese Music Arts Festival in Taipei (Ensemble Category). After enrolling into university, she became a member of the NUS Chinese Orchestra (NUSCO) between 2016-2019, and served as the principal player in the NUSCO Guzheng ensemble for two years.
Pingyu is an experienced Guzheng performer who has worked with a variety of organizations including the NAFA Guzheng Ensemble, Siong Leng Musical Association, Dingyi Music Company, and the Hsinghai Arts Association.
She has also performed at a range of prominent local and international events, including the India-Singapore Strategic Dialogue Dinner Reception (2012), the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Ceremony (2014), Singapore en France – le Festival: Soul Journey (2015), and the Gala Dinner for 3rd International Conference on Public Policy (2018). Furthermore, Pingyu is also the first prize winner of the Singapore Chinese Music Competition 2022 Guzheng Senior Category.