Shang-Jung (Kitty) Chan, recipient of the 2018 British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship, is ARCT certified from the Royal Conservatory of Music for both cello and piano with first-class honors. She appeared at various summer programs including the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Scotia Festival of Music and Le Domaine Forget Strings Academy. Kitty was a participant in the Institute of Orchestral Studies with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in partnership with University of Ottawa, as well as a student mentee in the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra. She participated in public masterclass with Mischa Maisky, Paul Watkins, Laurence Lesser, Marc Coppey, Steven Doane, and Philippe Muller to name a few. Holding two Bachelor’s Degrees in Biology and Music, Kitty is currently working towards her Master’s Degree in Performance with Professor Paul Marleyn at University of Ottawa.