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Lily Ling

Lily Ling

Biography

Lily Ling is a Toronto based musician and the current Music Director and Conductor for the And Peggy tour of Hamilton. She is the first female to hold the title of Music Director and also the first East Asian to conduct the show. Previously, she served as the Associate Conductor for the Philip (2nd national) Tour.

Other credits include the Music Director and Conductor for 20th Anniversary Off-Broadway revival of john & jen; Associate Music Director and Vocal Coach for the Chinese language premiere of The Lion King in Shanghai; Music Supervisor for the Chinese premiere of A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder; numerous productions in Canada including Kinky Boots, Next To Normal, Once On This Island, and the Canadian premieres of The Light In The Piazza, Parade, High Fidelity, Jerry Spring: The Opera, and Reefer Madness.

Lily holds a BMus in Piano Performance from the University of Toronto, an MFA in Music Direction from Pennsylvania State University, and is pursuing an EdD in Music and Music Education from Columbia University.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Canada

Hireable as

  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)

My Primary Instrument

  • Piano

My Instruments

  • Accordion
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Sibelius

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
  • MUSE

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her