Fong Liyang started learning the erhu at the age of 9, under Mr Liu Chong Zheng. A keen learner, Liyang obtained diploma certification in erhu at the age of 15. He then joined the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and furthered his studies in erhu performance under the tutelage of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra’s concert master, Mr Li Bao Shun; Liyang graduated in 2013 with a Diploma in Music Performance.
Besides the erhu, Liyang is a versatile musician who is also able to play the gaohu, zhonghu, banhu and jinghu. He is currently the concert master of the People’s Association Youth Chinese Orchestra, as well as instructor for the Bukit Batok Peiyi Chinese Orchestra.