Qian Hui, viola / violin
Qian Hui began her violin studies at the age of 4 with the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' School of Young Talent in Singapore. In 2007, she was admitted into the Yehudi Menuhin School to further her studies in the violin.
A well-rounded musician, Qian Hui has won a number of awards, both musical and extracurricular, including the Jellinek award with the Guildford Symphony Orchestra, 2nd prizes in the junior categories of both the National Chinese and National Violin and Piano Competition in Singapore, bronze, silver and gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards and was a recipient of the Gifted Young Artists Bursary from the National Arts Council of Singapore.
In Singapore, she has performed for the late president of Singapore (Mr S R Nathan), as well as the late Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. Outside of Singapore, she has performed in the Royal Festival Hall, Gstaad Festival, Windsor Castle, Mansion House, Koninklijk Conservatorium den Haag and in various other lunchtime and showcase concerts at the Yehudi Menuhin School. She was featured as a soloist performing Bach’s Double violin concerto with the Yehudi Menuhin school orchestra in Reims Cathedral and Leamington Hastings.
Qian Hui engages widely with chamber music and orchestra. Her chamber music groups has performed in Suntory Hall, the Swiss ambassador's house, Wimbledon Festival, Banstead Arts Festival and many other showcase concerts.
Qian Hui studied with Ms. Akiko Ono at the Yehudi Menuhin School and is now studying Viola performance at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music with Prof Zhang Man Chin.