Mavis Lam Tsan-tong completed her Advanced diploma in 1999 at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. In 2001, she was the recipient of the Outstanding Award (Professional Group) in the China Pipa Competition.
Lam performs extensively in Hong Kong and abroad, including Melbourne Festival in 2002 and Kwangiu Music Festival in 2007, both as pipa soloist. She is often invited to participate in multi-disciplinary creations which led her to partner with Zuni Icosahedron, Hong Kong Ballet, The Song Company (Australia), Fulcrum Point New Music Project (the US), and TIMF Ensemble (Korea). She is currently the Music Manager and Team Leader of Wuji Ensemble.