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Shi Ling offers a discount of 50% on their first / introductory lesson!


Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00


Hourly Fee
Beginner £30.00
Intermediate £30.00
Advanced £30.00
Expert £30.00
Casual £30.00

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Personal Description:

Shi Ling started playing the violin at the age of 11. At 17, she was awarded a bursary to further her musical studies at the Birmingham Conservatoire, where she started lessons with Nathaniel Vallois. Shi Ling is a recipient of the Director’s Award (Sydney Cons), LMusA (AMEB & University of Melbourne) and FTCL (Guildhall) Award of Excellence, and the Phillip Gazder Scholarship Award. Shi Ling has performed in the United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Australia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore as a recital soloist, and has won the Herbert Lumby Strings Prize, BC Strings Prize and the Rollason Music Award. She is the finalist in various prizes such as the Chandos Young Musicians Competition, BC Strings Prize. Herbert Lumby Prize, BPO Prize and the Leamington Music Prize. In addition to that, Shi Ling enjoys playing chamber music and has played in several chamber music ensembles across the years. Shi Ling studied with Professors Daniel Rowland and Leonid Kerbel under the Artist Diploma Programme at the Royal College of Music. In 2017 she was a New Generation artist at the Stiftfestival in Holland, and has also taken a keen interest on Impressionist and Avant Garde Literature and Arts in the last few years, particularly in the Twentienth- Century Solo violin works. She is now doing a PhD on Twentieth Century Solo Violin Chaconnes.

Tutoring Experience:

I am experienced in teaching individual lessons and group lessons, as well as preparing students for ABRSM or Trinity exams. I have taught privately and in schools, and have taught students aged 4 to adults, of varying levels.

Tutoring Approach:

Music lessons should be enjoyable, and I offer a balanced lesson plan of technical work, pieces and theory, all according to each student’s needs and progress.

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Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: Chinese
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • Royal College of Music (2017) - Artist Diploma (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (2015) - Master of Music (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
  • Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (2014) - Bachelor of Music (Hons) (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
  • Trinity College London (2009) - Fellowship Trinity College London (Professional) (✘ Not On File)

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