Chong Lim is a Malaysian-born Australian keyboardist, producer, and session musician. He played with James Valentine of the band Models at Melbourne University, then joined Venetta Fields's Gospel Band. He has toured with the Eurogliders, Jermaine Jackson, WJAZ, and John Farnham, after longtime collaborator David Hirschfelder left to concentrate on movie scores. He is a consultant for the musical instrument company Roland Corporation, producer of an album for Tommy Emmanuel, wrote music for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, was Musical Director and Composer for the Closing Ceremony of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. He was also musical director for the stage version of Dirty Dancing, Don't forget your toothbrush and Kylie Minogue's Intimate and Live Tour. In 2011 Chong was the music producer for Australia's Got Talent winner, Jack Vidgen's debut album. On 9 January, Lim directed the opening ceremony of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.
Chong is currently working as MD (Musical Director) for the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars.
- Australian Musician, Issue 14, Winter 1998