Amelia Ong has had her life revolve around many big jazz names such as James Morrison, Buby Chen, Benny Likumahua, and Ireng Maulana, including many more, since she was young. She’s an Indonesian Jazz musician and vocalist who completed her studies at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. She made her mark after releasing her 2 albums, “Amelia Ong” in 2015 and “Christmas Songbook” in 2016, and performing around international jazz festivals.
Amelia Ong will be performing alongside established Jazz pianist, producer, record studio head and mentor, Michael Veerapen who launched his career even before graduating from the prestigious Berklee College of Music with Summa Cum Laude in 1982, making a name for himself in the industry. At 2017 SEA Games grand opening ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur, Michael was the music director, composer and orchestrator, which was broadcasted live to all major ASEAN countries.