Born in 1999, Likie is a rising Singaporean composer, producer and songwriter who specialises in the exciting mix of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) with a live brass ensemble, as well as performing as an erhu soloist and DJ. She has presented numerous shows with rave reviews, including “Let the B®ass drop” as part of band weekend, “The Past and the Present”, as part of Cool Classics, and “Twisted Classics” as part of the Esplanade Huayi Festival.
In August 2022, she presented her debut of a mix of EDM with Chinese instruments, brass ensemble at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, as part of their Voyage festival. Following that, she also has yet another solo concert as a part Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre’s RE•MIX Festival in November, 2022 where she celebrates traditional Chinese music through electronic
As a dance/pop music producer, she has also released many singles on music stores, such as Spotify and Apple Music, including her debut album, “Tell Me”. As a song writer, she won various awards such Hitmaker Global Academy and International Seakeepers Society Songwriting Competition in 2020, and The Dream Composition Songwriting Competition in 2021.
Likie started her musical journey at the age of 9 when she started learning the erhu under the tutelage of local erhu master, Ling Hock Siang, who also serves as the Assistant Concertmaster of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. Over the years, Likie studied composition under several teachers, including Kelly Tang, Chen Zhangyi and Peter Edwards. She graduated from the School of the Artsin 2017, and will graduate from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in 2022.
As an erhu soloist, Likie has performed with both western and Chinese orchestras, including the Singapore National Youth Chinese Orchestra (SNYCO) and the Orchestra of the Music Makers. In April 2019, she premiered Chen Zhangyi’s trio concerto piece, Concerto for Erhu, Ruan and Percussion (三人行) with the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra at the Esplanade Concert Hall, and their subsequent tour to South Korea.
Likie is a Singaporean Workshop leader for Hi-Viz Satellites 2022.