Marcus started the study of piano and composition at the age of 4 in the Yamaha Music School of Canada and completed Grade 4 Fundamentals and Grade 5 Piano Yamaha Exam at the age of 14. He has been awarded in numerous music festivals and national competitions in Canada. Marcus also actively composes music and is involved in several music ensembles
including orchestra and choir groups. He is currently pursuing a double degree of Music in Composition and Life Science at the University of Toronto. Marcus Chiam was awarded with Andrew Alexander Kinghorn Scholarships in Music and recognized as a University of Toronto Scholar.