Meryl studied with Ms. Jiang Xin Heng of Artstratosphere Guzheng School, attaining several merits and distinction in the music grading exams. She obtained her Guzheng Diploma conferred by Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts at 14. The same year that she took her Guzheng Diploma, she participated in the Hong Kong Jinyi Guzheng competition and attained silver.
Subsequently Meryl participated in numerous performances held by Artstratosphere Guzheng School and was selected to perform a solo piece, at an event in Wenzhou China. During the course of her studies, she actively participated in numerous performances and Singapore Youth Festival competitions with Hong Wen School Guzheng ensemble and Dunman High School Chinese Orchestra, under Ms Peng Fang and Mr Tay Teow Kiat respectively.
Meryl also plays the suona, she has a Diploma with Merit (Grade 6) conferred by Shangyin Music Exams. She played in Dunman High School Chinese Orchestra woodwinds section during the course of her studies. Her knowledge in various instruments has allowed her to adapt and rearrange contemporary music pieces for the Guzheng.
She teaches both adults and youth alike and loves to connect with people to impart her knowledge and skills, as well as spread her love and passion for music.
Cen Hai Shan 2023年6月 译