Native of Penang, Malaysia, Ashley started playing the piano at the age of 5. She obtained her Grade 8 certificate from the Associated Board of Royal Academy of Music at 14, following by Performers’ Certificate and Grade 8 violin from Trinity College Examination Board a year later.
In 2005, she was awarded a full scholarship to study solo piano performance at National Taiwan University of Arts in Taipei.
In December 2009, she was awarded Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Piano Department Bursary and has completed her Master of Music degree studies.bAshley has, upon graduation from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, established a promising career as a collaborative artist in the United Kingdom. She has performed in numerous festivals and concerts working with UK’s leading music figures and associations, leading to an offer as resident opera repetiteur and vocal coach at Wales International Academy of Voice in May 2014
Ashley is currently pursuing her Doctoral of Musical Arts studies with emphasis in Collaborative Piano at University of North Texas.
In her free time, she likes reading, cooking, exercising, going on long walks, traveling and sleeping.