Low Shao Ying | Advisor
Piano accompanist and instructor for the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, Low Shao Ying furthered her musical studies at the famed École Normale de Musique de Paris-Alfred Cortot, under the Lee Foundation and the National Arts Council (NAC) grants, after obtaining her LTCL, FTCL and LRSM.
As an active accompanist and chamber musician, Shao Ying has collaborated with local and international musicians and vocalists, and has performed extensively in Singapore, as well as in France, Denmark, Italy, Portugal, China, Inner Mongolia, Thailand and Malaysia. Shao Ying has also won numerous prizes at international competitions, such as Competition Claude Kahn, for a duet with her sister, Shao Suan, and the Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche Competition, and has also performed at prestigious concert halls, such as the Salle Gaveau and the Salle Cortot in Paris.
Shao Ying also enjoys composing with her sister. They were finalists at the 2005 UK Songwriting Competition (Instrumental Category) with their work, Morning Blues, and runner-up at the 2005 UKSC for Just Lazing Around, Serenade No.3. In April 2007, Shao Ying's instrumental composition, In My Dreams, won the Soundtrack Contest on Broadjam, an independent website. As avid songwriters, the sisters have collaborated with well-known Canadian producer-songwriter, Vincent Degiorgio (the person behind the success of pop group ‘N Sync), and have written songs for singers such as Jolin Tsai, Suzanne Hsiao, Chen Yi Yi and Mink.