Billy is a lyric baritone singer who mainly performs in musical theater in San Diego, and a UCSD graduate who studied music that has 6 years of teaching experience. He has been training by the traditional bel canto method for many years by opera lyric soprano Juliana Snapper, who is an Oberlin Conservatory alumni, has various project with Metropolitan Opera, and a student of one of the Vocal Pedagogy pioneers Richard Miller, who is an Oberlin Conservatory Faculty.
He applies the technique to his musical theater singing, but in fact he started in pop singing before he got his training, so he applies the technique to the more contemporary selections as well, to make his contemporary style singing sounds even better than before. He is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English, and be able to sing in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Italian, and Korean.
For his piano training, he started playing piano since he was 5, hold a grade 8 in ABRSM piano, and has been training by a student of Marden Abadi, director of La Jolla Piano Institute. He is also a melodica/piano/glockenspiel/bass guitar/harmonium/accordion player who likes to do improvising, making arrangements on his own and create some new songs.