A veteran in the local Chinese orchestra circle. She is experienced in both the ruan and liuqin. She has been devoted to Chinese music since young. She studied under Yang Xiu Wei. She joined the People’s Association Chinese Orchestra in 1974 and participated in the 1st Asia Arts Festival in Hong Kong. She participated in the music camp in Hong Kong with the Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra and also performed in Malaysia in a concert tour. She was appointed as the People’s Association Youth Chinese Orchestra plucking instructor. Koh Kim Wah has represented Singapore to perform in Japan, Germany, Brunei and Hong Kong. She is also the instructor of numerous primary school and secondary school Chinese orchestras.