Ying Liu was born in Shenyang, in China’s northeast, now resident in Sydney, Australia. She began playing the erhu at the age six, graduating from the Shenyang Conservatory of Music in 1994. After migrating to Australia, Ying is keen to continually promote Chinese music and culture. Ying has established an international reputation for her compelling performances and artistic individualism. She performed in many cities such as Beijing, Vienna, Dunedin, Melbourne, Canberra, Wollongong, Gold Coast, and Sydney. Ying has been featured on ABC, SBS, Channel 7, and CCTV. She has recorded many film and TV soundtracks and is currently working on her project on Chinese Influences in Australian Art Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.