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Tan Qin Ying, from Singapore, is a harpsichordist and baroque dancer currently based in Cleveland, Ohio.  Qin Ying’s passion for historical performance has brought her to Singapore, Malaysia, Shanghai, Germany, France and the United Sates.  Venues she has performed at include the Kent Chamber Music Festival in Chestertown, the Singapore Embassy in Washington D.C., the Berkeley Early Music Festival and the Boston Early Music Festival.  Qin Ying has also performed as a soloist with the Baltimore Baroque Band, the Case Baroque Orchestra and Charm City Baroque.

 

Currently, Tan specializes in early keyboards at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the instruction of Lisa Crawford and Peter Bennett.  She holds triple master's degrees from Peabody Institute of Music in piano performance, harpsichord performance, and musicology, and was awarded the Excellence in Early Music upon graduation. Other accolades include prizes and awards from the International Young Artists' Piano Competition, the Trailblazer Foundation, the Eileen Southern Grant from the America Musicological Society, and multiple full scholarships from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and the Peabody Institute of Music at the Johns Hopkins University.

 

Qin Ying currently serves as music director at Heights Christian Church in Shaker Heights, Cleveland.  She also holds the position of co-artistic director at the Resonance Masters' Series in Bellevue, Washington.  For more information, please visit Qin Ying's website at qinyingmusic.com