Raised in Shenzhen, Shirley started playing the piano at 7 yrs. She began teaching the instrument during her undergraduate years before furthering her studies in London, graduating with an MA in Music from the renown Goldsmiths College, University of London, in 2015. She enjoys classical music, as well as music from the musicals of West End and Broadway. When not teaching or performing, she has a deep interest in travelling, as well as learning different languages. During her travels, she loves communicating with the locals in their native tongue as she picks up the many colourful cultures around the world. Upon graduation, she joins Dulwich International High School (Zhuhai) as a member of staff.