Trinh Ha Linh

Trinh Ha Linh earns her Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance with honours from the Yong Siew Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore. Her teacher Ng Pei-Sian is the cello principal of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. During her time studying in the Conservatory, Linh has represented the Keppel scholars to give Appreciation Concerts in Singapore and Vietnam. In 2011, she was offered
full-scholarship for 6 weeks of music camp and performance tour with the Asian Youth Orchestra, touring in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and Japan. After graduate, she is a regular member of the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, The Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra of Music Makers and the Musicians’ Initiative orchestra. She has  worked with a number of renowned conductors such as Alan Gilbert, Eiji Oue, Claus Peter Flor, Mark Wigglesworth, James Judd, Richard Pontzious, Takuo Yuasa, and Kitaro. Linh is one of the founding members of Bossa Celli, Singapore’s premier cello quartet. Her quartet has released number of videos on Youtube and concerts in National University of Singapore, Esplanade’s Concourse and the Ministry of Education’s Arts Conference. 

Linh started with the piano at the age of 4 and switched to learn the cello at the age of 8. Before coming to the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, she studied at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi. She has performed in master-classes with Markus Stocker, Mats Rodin, Kerstin Feltz, Rhonda Rider, David Takeno, and Inbal Megiddo. In 2007 she performed with the Southeast Asian Youth Orchestra in Thailand. Linh established her orchestral career in Vietnam when she was invited to perform
on tour with the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra in 2008. She has received the Korean Exchange Bank scholarship for excellent music students during her study in Vietnam.

From 2017, she has served as cello principal for the Musicians’ Initiative and Orchestra of the Music Makers. Linh currently performs on the Lapo Vettori 2005 cello generously loaned from the Rin collection.