Jay Den started learning Dizi at the age of 7, at Catholic High School. He progressed to train under the tutelage of instructors Mr Zeng Zhi, Mr Jim Tan, Mr Andy Chia and Mr Ng Hsien Han.
In 2012, Jay Den acquired Grade 5 at the NUS Centre For the Arts Chinese Instrumental Examinations.
And twice, in 2012 and again in 2014, Jay Den was awarded the Gold Medal (with Honors) at the SYF Central Judging of Chinese Orchestra. Thereafter, he refined his craft by regularly representing his school at numerous publicly staged performances such as the SYF Arts Presentation Concerts, the KK Hospital Concert, the Bishan Community Concert and the INFINITY concert.
Jay Den successfully auditioned into NAFA Young Talent in 2016 and is currently polishing his skills under the guidance of Mr Tan Qing Lun.
His music experiences includes 2014 National Chinese Music Competition Dizi Junior Solo and Ensemble Open Category.