Valerie has been playing erhu since elementary school. She was awarded second runner up in the Advanced and Senior Erhu Solo Competitions organized by the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Association. Valerie was a member of Hong Kong Youth Chinese Orchestra and had performed with them in Shanghai and Nanjing. Valerie joined the Toronto Chinese Orchestra in 2016 and is active in local community performances. Being a part of TCO has enabled her to meet people with the same passion for music. Her other interests include hiking and camping.