Lim Ying Chee (Angela) has been with The Opera Bridesmaids since its conception in 2014. Her formal musical journey began with learning the piano at the age of 13 under tutelage of Ms Low Siow Yen. She is currently in the third year of her degree in UCSI University majoring in Contemporary Piano under tutelage of Mr Toro Cheng.
During her foundation year at UCSI, Angela unintentionally took up vocal lesson with Ms Gynger Soh in December 2013 and had participated in few solo competitions. She won the third prize (Central Region) and Consolation Prize (National level) in the 41st Malaysia National Classical Singing Competition at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia in December of 2015. She was awarded bronze in 3rd Chin Yong Music Festival 2016. Besides, she obtained two silvers for Solo and Duet category in 4th Annual Asia Arts Festival 2016 in Singapore. With Ms Gynger’s guidance, she obtained her Trinity College Grade 8 in singing within 2 years and with many performance experiences as a soloist, ensemble member and choir member.
Furthermore, with Ms Gynger’s guidance and encouragement, she sang in Richard Lewis’s Masterclass and participated in the Opera Workshop held in Brisbane, Australia in January 2016. Though her musical journey has been fairly short, she had participated UCSI Chamber Choir as soprano 2 in many events such as choir competitions that were held in Pattaya, Thailand, and Bali, Indonesia in 2014 and 2015. She sang with choirs in Malaysian Philharmonic orchestra for Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton and Mahler Symphony No.2 productions. She represented Malaysia to participate in Incheon Asia Youth Choir conducted by Dr. Hak Won Yoon in October 2016. Currently, she is now singing as Alto in UCSI choir.
Angela also holds certifications in Grade 8 Piano (ABRSM, Practical), Grade 8 Piano (ABRSM, Theory), Kodaly Primary Level 1 (Australian Certification), Grade 8 Vocal with Merit (Trinity).