CHING-LIEN WU studied in Taipei and at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Lyon. Ching-Lien Wu has been a choir conductor with Opera de Nantes, Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse and Opera National du Rhin in Strasbourg, respectively. She has been a guest choir conductor with opera houses in Montpellier, Rouen and Shanghai. In her native country, Ching-Lien Wu was responsible for rehearsing various opera productions.
From 2001, she was the choir conductor with Grand Theatre de Geneve. Ching-Lien Wu was appointed artistic manager of the Chorus of Dutch National Opera on 1 September 2014.