In 1985, Goh enrolled at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as a full time student, studying violin with Mr. Marcus Lehmann, conducting with Mr. John Harding and Ms. Wing-sze Yip. He was twice the recipient of the ESSO Oil Company Scholarship and was the concertmaster of the Academy Orchestra. After graduation in 1989, he began to work at the Music Office and in 1994 pursued further studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
He was invited as adjudicator for Brahms Music Winter Festival 2013 in Austria, as well as competitions organized by Tom Lee Music Foundation, Music Office and Speech & Music Recital Development Foundation.
He is currently the conductor of the Junior Symphony Orchestra of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, orchestras of Belilios Public School, Wah Yan Hong Kong and Diocesan Boys’ School (PD). He is also a violin instructor at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as well as the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Baptist University.
The String Orchestra of Belilios Public School and Diocesan Boys’ School (PD) has captured many prizes at the Hong Kong Schools Music Festivals and Strings Interflow under his baton.
Goh was the founder and guest conductor of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and was its Associated Concert Master for 18 years.
Goh Ching is currently the concertmaster of the Hong Kong Symphonia.