Lim Ying Chee ‘s (Angela) formal musical journey began with learning the piano at the age of 13 under tutelage of Ms Low Siow Yen. She is a Bachelor of Contemporary Music (Hons.) final year student at UCSI University.
During her foundation year at UCSI, Angela unintentionally took up vocal lesson with Ms Gynger Soh in December 2013. Under Ms Gynger ‘s guidance, she joined The Opera Bridesmaids in 2014. She also participated in a few solo competitions. She won the third prize (Central Region) and Consolation Prize (National level) in the 41st Malaysia National Classical Singing Competition at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia in December of 2015. She also obtained two silvers for Solo and Duet category in 4th Annual Asia Arts Festival 2016 in Singapore. Besides that, she was awarded bronze in 4th Chin Yong Music Festival 2018. Apart from competitions, Angela also sang in Richard Lewis’s Masterclass and participated in the Opera Workshop held in Brisbane, Australia in January 2016 and 2018 organised by Cuskelly College of Music. Though her musical journey has been fairly short, she had participated UCSI Chamber Choir as a Soprano 2 in many events such as choir competitions that were held in Pattaya, Thailand, and Bali, Indonesia in 2014 and 2015. She sang with choirs in Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra for Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton and Mahler Symphony No.2 productions. Besides that, she also represented Malaysia to participate in Incheon Asia Youth Choir conducted by Dr. Hak Won Yoon in October 2016.
Recently, Angela joined Chengda Alumni Choir as Alto and won the first runner up in Taiwan 107th President Cup International Mixed Choir Competition in October 2018. She was also invited to sing with choir as an Alto in Journeys of Love concert at National Concert Hall in Taiwan in April 2019.
Angela also holds certifications in Grade 8 Piano (ABRSM, Practical), Grade 8 Piano (ABRSM, Theory), Kodaly Primary Level 3(Australian Certification) and Associate of Trinity College London in Singing Recital and Performance (ATCL).