Jacky Ng started his music journey learning suona at the age of 13 under the tutelage of Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) suona musician Liu Jiang. Under his mentor’s support, he joined the Singapore National Youth Chinese Orchestra (SNYCO) in 2012 and was appointed as the principal suona and guan musician in 2017, Ng also followed the youth orchestra to perform overseas such as Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan.
Ng graduated in 2018 from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) with a Diploma in Music Performance and was the principal of the suona and woodwind section in the NAFA Chinese Orchestra. He is also highly active in the local arts scene where he performed with various arts groups such as Siong Leng Musical Association, Odyssey Dance Theatre, Cappella Martialis and the Reverberance, and also invited as guest suona and guan musician by SCO. He has also staged his debut concerto Nostalgia with Cheng San Chinese Orchestra which inspired his professional music career.
Ng was invited to perform the concerto Farewell My Concubine with the NAFA Chinese Orchestra in 2017. In 2018, at the National Chinese Music Competition organised by the National Arts Council, he was awarded the first runner up in the suona open category.