Kimho Ip studied in music and received his Doctor of Philosophy in 2004 at the University of Edinburgh, the United Kingdom. In 2011 and 2014 he has been invited to be Research Fellow at the International Research Centre, Interweaving Performance Culture at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. Kimho is active in playing the Chinese dulcimer (Yang Ch’in), especially performing with the dutch saxophonist Filip Davidse in silent films. Major performances include appearances at the Edinburgh International Festival and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London. He has been invited to give guest lectures in the UK, Germany as well as the Peking University in China.