Lam Lai was born in Hong Kong. She studied music composition in The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. Her compositions are performed in public around globe include orchestral, ensemble, electronic and interdisciplinary works. As a composer, she tends to create new hybrids of media and exploring sounds experience in music. She has focused on combining conventional performance practices with other forms of art such as electronic sound, visual art, film, literature and theatre. Currently, she is working with the music-theatre company de Veenfabriek for the performance RAARRR and touring around the Netherlands.