Chi-Kit Lam is a versatile concert pianist, performs widely as a soloist and chamber musician and has appeared throughout Europe, America, and Asia, including performances at Dean Acheson Auditorium of the U.S. Department of State (Washington, D.C.), Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (Kansas City, MO), Taizhou Cultural Center, Hong Kong Culture Centre, Hong Kong City Hall, etc. Chi-Kit is also an active music educator. He is featured in recitals, lectures, and masterclasses at Universitas Pelita Harapan in Indonesia, West Texas A&M University, Amarillo College, Oklahoma Panhandle State University, and over ten universities at Hainan, Zhejiang, and Guangdong Province of China.

Chi-Kit was awarded the top prizes in numerous international and national competitions, including MTNA Young Artist Competition (2015), International Young Artist Piano Competition, Washington, D.C. (2014), the Eighth Annual Hays Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition, where he made his orchestra debut playing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1,  Naftzger Young Artist Competition (2012), the Fourth Asian Youth Music Competition (2009). He was twice the scholarship recipient from the Kansas City Musical Club, was awarded Gladys Casford Memorial Scholarship, Great Eagle Scholarship, Grantham Scholarship, Yamaha Scholarship, and more.

A native of Hong Kong, Chi-Kit received his Doctor in Musical Arts at the University of Kansas, studied piano with Dr. Jack Winerock. He received his early musical training from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, under the tutelage of pianist Ling Hui. Chi-Kit has played in numerous masterclasses, conducted by Jerome Rose, Joyce Yang, Jon Kimora Parker, Stephen Savage, Nina Tichman, Magdalena Baczewska, Steven Mayer, Michael Oelbaum, Matei Varga, and Eduard Zilberkant.

On top of his enthusiastic pursuit in musical arts, Chi-Kit is also fascinated by other art forms, not to mention visual arts. He is keen in travelling, capturing the beauty of the Earth, cultural traces, and human activities. Chi-Kit's photos have won him prestige and acclaim. In 2014, his photos were awarded First places in "Picture the World" photo contest, sponsored by Phi Beta Delta Honor Society of KU. Chi-Kit's prize-winning photos were displayed in the Watson's Library Gallery of University of Kansas and the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

Chi-Kit is currently residing in Lawrence, KS.

Photo Credit: Hird and Kostner