Teacher Germaine

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Germaine has been active in the local music scene forging a performing and teaching career. She has concertized in venues across Asia, including the Esplanade, Singapore Conference Hall, Kallang Indoor Stadium, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, SOTA Concert Hall, Yong Siew Toh Music Conservatory Concert Hall, Shanghai Conservatory of Music, James Cohan Gallery (Shanghai), Kluang Chung Hwa High School, and Seri Omega Private & International School (Malaysia).

 

With support received from the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Art and Cultural Scholarship and the Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship Award, she graduated from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in July 2014 with a Masters degree in dizi performance. After which, she decided to also pursue her learning in western flute. In 2016, Jie Ying received the Capability Development Grant awarded by National Arts Council (NAC) to support her mentorship under veterans in the music industry. Recent achievements include her monthly experimental talk show "Journey of the Piper" hosted by library@chinatown since mid-2018 and an invitation to co-present “Deciphering the Operatic Cadence of Rhyme and Meter”, organised by SIFA 2018 at The Arts House. As a dizi soloist, she has concertized at Rhythms of Spring organised by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, accompanied by Braddell Heights CC Chinese Orchestra, and also at 《青春乐韵》with Hsinghai Art Association Chinese Orchestra at Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre.

 

She has also taught many MOE schools for their SYFs, with many attaining Distinctions or Accomplishments. With her many years of flute performances and teaching experience, she hopes to be able to continue inspiring many students in their Chinese or western flute education.