A native of Hong Kong, Ellyses started taking piano lessons at age three. She received a full scholarship for her Masters Degree, studying Piano Performance with Barry Snyder at the Eastman School of Music, and was selected to represent Hong Kong at the International Kirishima Music Festival in Japan.
Among her other major teachers and mentors were Dr. Siu-Wan Chair Fang, Paul Odette, and WU Dao-Wai. She also performed in masterclasses by John Perry, Dang Thai Son, and Malcolm Bilson.
Ellyses is enthusiastic about chamber music and collaborates with artists from all over the world. She performs as a soloist and is particularly passionate about Baroque and Classical performance practices, striving to bring authentic music interpretation to her audiences.
Aside from being an active performer, Ellyses is currently the music director of EKS Music School in Quincy, MA. She has taught piano master classes in Boston, New York, San Diego, Greensboro, Green Bay, Toronto, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
She is also a founding member of Boston-based piano and cello duo, Duo Amie (www.duoamie.org).
Ellyses spoke on the Boston GuitarFest Roundtable Panel on Entrepreneurship and Making a Career in Music Work, in 2014.
Her music school was also featured in the Boston Globe the same year. She performed at Austria's Schloss Esterházy in the 2017 Classical Music Festival.
She is currently the Immediate Past President of the Massachusetts Music Teacher Association MMTA. In addition to being named Steinway & Sons Top Music Teacher two years in a row in 2017 and 2018, she is also the MMTA Teacher of the Year in 2020.