Zhao Ying Xue

Section Bassoon/Assistant Principal Contra Bassoon

Zhao Ying Xue is Assistant Principal Bassoon with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and lecturer in Bassoon and Winds at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

Ying Xue studied bassoon with Professor Li Lan Song in the middle school to the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing before being selected to study with Professor Marc Engelhard in Saarbrücken, Germany. Ying Xue received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music Performance from Hochschule Für Musik Saar.

Ying Xue was a member of the International Bachakademie Stuttgart and the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie where she performed numerous concerts throughout Europe.

Before becoming a member of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Ying Xue was contracted with the Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie, Koblenz and the Staatsorchester Stuttgart.

Ying Xue has also been a member of the judicial panel of the inaugural JinBao Bassoon Competition.