Shao Ying LOW is a professional classical pianist, piano accompanist/collaborator, composer, songwriter and music arranger from Singapore. She has won prizes at piano competitions and has also performed as soloist numerous times with Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO), as well as Hunan Symphony Orchestra in China and the European Baroque Chamber Ensemble in Porto, Portugal. Her recording of Camille SAINT-SAËNS’ Carnival of the Animals with the SSO and maestro Lan SHUI was released in July 2012. As a songwriter, Shao Ying has written songs for Asian pop singers, such as Jolin TSAI and Suzanne HSIAO from Taiwan, and CHEN Yi Yi from Malaysia. As a self-taught composer, some of Shao Ying’s compositions have won awards, such as Runner-Up at the 2005 UK Songwriting Contest for Serenade No.3, an Honorable Mention Award at the 2008 USA Songwriting Competition for Winter Flower and A Drop Of Dew. In 2007, her New Age composition, In My Dreams won the Soundtrack contest on Broadjam. In 2014, Shao Ying’s Etude In Contrary Motion for solo piano was selected and recorded by Italian pianist, Vitantonio CAROLI for publishing by SOUNDiff in their CD anthology for short pieces, Miniatures 2014. Shao Ying's debut instrumental album (together with her twin sister, Shao Suan), Romance in the City, featuring their original compositions, received the “2014 Artistic Performance Album of the Year” award at the 10th Hi-Fi Album Awards 2014 in Guangzhou, China. Their second album, Music Diaries, featuring their original chamber music, was launched in January 2016. They released their 3rd album of their original piano solos, Summer Vacation, in May 2020 and this album was ranked No. 1 on the “Top Classical Music Albums Charts”, as well as No. 3 on the “Top Music Albums Charts” on iTunes. Many of Shao Ying’s compositions have been performed worldwide, as well as broadcasted on radio stations in Canada, USA and Singapore. Shao Ying was also an adjudicator for competitions such as Symphony 92.4FM’s “Young Talent’s Project”, the “6th Singapore Raffles International Music Festival” and the “3rd Singapore International Piano Competition 2020”. She is also a co-founder of Ensemble de la Belle Musique (www.ebmusique.com). For more information about Shao Ying, please visit her personal website at www.lowshaoying.com.