Tan Jie Qing
Tan Jie Qing yangqin's journey began at 13, under the tutelage of Chen Yu Tat, she was a member of the Foon Yew High School Chinese Orchestra and since then she began participating in various Chinese music activities in the art scenes. She is currently doing her fourth year of Bachelor of Music (Honours) in the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), majoring in yangqin under the tutelage of Qu Jian Qing, principal yangqin player from the Singapore Chinese Orchestra.
Tan had also participated in various competitions, including the National Arts Council (NAC) National Chinese Music Competition, clinching the first prize for the yangqin solo open category in 2018 and also the Nanyang International Music Competition, third prize in the yangqin solo open category 2017 and the ensemble category in the NAC National Chinese Music Competition 2016.
She is also a familiar face in the Singapore music scene, playing for various orchestra and ensembles, including the Ding Yi Music Company, the NAFA Chinese Ensemble as yangqin principal, the Singapore National Youth Chinese Orchestra as yangqin principal, and was also featured as a cimbalom player with the NAFA symphony orchestra. Tan also guest played in Singapore Chinese Orchestra and Toa Payoh West CC Chinese Orchestra.