Chia Wan Hua

Chia_Wan_Hua Chia Wan Hua

Chia Wan Hua


Chia Wan Hua graduated with honours from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in collaboration with the Royal College of Music (London). Wan Hua joined the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) as zhonghu musician in 2022. She is under the personal tutelage of master Zhang Yuming and has won 2nd prize in the biennial National Chinese Music Competition (now known as Singapore Chinese Music Competition) Erhu Youth category in 2004 and 2006 and 3rd prize in the Erhu Open Category in 2018.

Wan Hua was a huqin musician and acting concertmaster of Ding Yi Music Company. She has performed as a soloist with Ding Yi and also presented a full programme, DY-logue, in 2022. She has performed in Taiwan, Minnesota, and all over Singapore with various orchestras and as soloist.

Wan Hua is a founding member of the award-winning huqin quintet, StringWerkz, presenting Chinese string music in diverse musical styles and formats. As the only Asian finalist of 80 participants, StringWerkz was awarded 4th place in the 2013 3rd Terem Crossover International Music Competition in Saint Petersburg, Russia. They also clinched the award for best “Live Sound” and the “Special Prize for Original Arrangement”.

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