We make it easy for young people to understand music
Kilian Chan is an amateur cellist. He plays in various orchestras in Hong Kong including the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra and the Ponte Orchestra.
He started Aura Music with Stephen Lam in 2019 hoping to bring better curation to existing musical resources as well as connect young musicians around Asia. He was the Director of Finance and Development of the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra between 2012 and 2018. He is also the founder of an Art-tech initiative Ponte+ exploring new possibilities on audience engagement.
Kilian studied Business Administration at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and is a private wealth manager of an international financial institution by profession.
Stephen Lam is the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Ponte Orchestra and Singers. He also conducts the Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra.
As a dedicated educator and ardent advocate of community outreach, he is currently a guest lecturer and the music director of United International College between Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University, as well as a regular guest professor and conductor at the Sichuan Music Conservatory in China.
Stephen studied conducting at the prestigious University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, where he was one of the last students of Uros Lajovic, Ordner Edwin, and Konrad Leitner.