Lee King-chi is a founding member of The Gong Strikes One, where she currently serves as musician and producer. She majored in the zheng and graduated with a first-class honours degree from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She later obtained a Master of Philosophy from The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Department of Music.
Chan Chi-kong started learning Cantonese opera accompaniment from his father at a young age. He is a graduate of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he majored in Cantonese opera accompaniment. Chan has been an active accompanist in the local Cantonese opera scene and founded The Gong Strikes One in 2012. He has since composed and rearranged numerous original Chinese operatic works. He also performs improvised music and collaborates with artists working in theatre and other performing arts disciplines.
Renowned guqin player Dr Tse Chun-yan holds a PhD in ethnomusicology from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He studied music theory and composition under Kwan Sing-yau and guqin under Tsar Teh-yun. Besides performing extensively in Hong Kong, mainland China and overseas, Tse also composes, reconstructs old scores, and teaches and does research for guqin. His main areas of research include intonation and scales of guqin music of the Ming and Qing dynasties and traditional Chinese music theory.
Cheung Lai-chun is a member of the Commission for the Research and Promotion of Kunqu at the Hong Kong Institute for Promotion of Chinese Culture, a researcher at the Research Centre for Chinese Cultural Heritage at the Hong Kong Baptist University and the chairman of the Concordia Kunqu Society of Hong Kong. From 2006 to 2018, she taught the Art of Kunqu course at the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Hong Kong Baptist University.