Xinying began her musical journey in China and was a member of the prestigious China Youth Philharmonic Orchestra at the National Center for Performing Arts in Beijing. She went on to pursue her undergraduate studies in violin performance at the China Conservatory with Hui Jin. After graduation, she became a music teacher in both public and private elementary schools while maintaining a studio of private students.
To further her education, Xinying moved to the U.S. to study at the Ithaca College with Nicholas DiEugenio, earning her master's degree in music. While at Ithaca, she led the university's symphony orchestra in performances at the Lincoln Center. Upon earning her first master's, Xinying immediately went on to pursue a second one, this time in the Kodaly Method and violin performance with James Choi at the Holy Names University.
Xinying has many years of experience and enjoys teaching students of all levels and ages. She combines her rigorous performance training with the philosophies and methodologies of Suzuki and Kodaly.