Mr Chong has ABRSM Diploma in Cello and Piano. He is a versatile artist — cellist, pianist and composer. He studied cello under the tutelage of Mrs Ilano. Apart from classical music, his playing repertoire include the pop and romantic genre.
His performance experience include solo cellist performer for Taiwanese Singer Jeff Chang (2008), Francis Yip’s concert in 2009, solo performance of “Le Cygne” by Saint-Saens for former president MR S.R. Nathan and President for South-Africa at the Istana, as well as performances with singers including Joi Chua, Adam Cheng, Anita Sarawak.
As a composer he has composed numerous works for Mediacorp and private advertising companies. His most significant work was for the Channel 8 drama “No Limits” where he composed a total of 12 songs and recorded it under the supervision of the famous producer Chia Mien Yang.
As a cello teacher, he regularly send his students (Grade 1 to Diploma level) for examination assessment under the ABRSM or Trinity Guildhall. Most of his students achieve great results of merit or distinction after starting cello lessons with him. He firmly believes in building good and strong foundation in his cello classes.
Mr Chong actively encourages his students to take part in performances. He has organized concerts in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 for his students to perform in.