VOCAL DIRECTOR & MEZZO-SOPRANO
YiLing holds her bachelor degree from Birmingham Conservatoire (UK) as vocal and operatic performance singer and completed master degree at the Kodály Institute of Franz Liszt Academy of Music (Hungary) as Kodály expert. During her studies in England, YiLing won gold medals for opera and lieder category in North London Music and Drama Festival, Ella Ceshire Soprano Award, Margaret Pascoe Singing Prize, and Joseph Weingarten Prize, a full scholarship for her postgraduate study in Hungary.
YiLing’s international performance career brought her to many cities included London, Birmingham, Worcester, Budapest, Kecskemet, Singapore, Indonesia, Yangon, China, Bangkok, and Malaysia. She sang in many prestigious venues as soloist/opera singer such as Birmingham Symphony Hall, Worcester Cathedral, Handel’s House London, St. Martin Cathedral, Singapore DBS Hall, National Theatre of Yangon, Dewan Filharmonik Petronas of MPO, Thailand Culture Centre Main Hall (with OperaSiam) and recital hall (with special present of H.R.H Princess Soamsawali of Thailand). Her signature repertoire/roles is Ravel’s “Scheherazade”, Elgar’s “Sea Pictures”, Cherubino in Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro”, 3rd Lady in Mozart’s “The Magic Flute”, Kate Julian in Britten’s “Owen Wingrave” Bizet’s “Carmen” title role and etc. YiLing often received excellent review from the press of her unique rich and warm middle register. YiLing engages with International Christian Chorale Conducting Society (ICCCS) as vocal and conducting lecturer. She is also currently an adjunct lecturer at UCSI University and Sunway University, Malaysia and has brought her university choirs to participate in MMF since 2018.