Kester Hong Ching started learning the violin at the age of 8. He studied the violin with Yong Oi Ling, Lo Mei Yoke, Yasufumi Shimano, Lillian Wang and Brian Larson. He was the Principal for the Second Violin section in PESSOC (Penang State Symphony Orchestra & Chorus). He taught the violin in LSI Music Centre, Melody Music Consultant, ARECA Centre of Performing Arts before establishing Kester Music in 2009. He has performed in Japan with Ensemble Koschka from 2010 to 2013. Apart from that, he is also a member in Kester String Quartet.