Amy Tam was born in Guangzhou and has performed regularly with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra since 2000. She joined City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong as Principal Harpist in 2015. She teaches at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Music Office. Amy Tam was awarded The Molly McAulay Scholarship to study at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music where she completed her Masters of Music (Performance) degree. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the China Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and holds a Professional Diploma with distinction from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.