Born and educated in Hong Kong, Mackay Chan is currently a Year 3 student in the Music Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained his ATCL in bass trombone with distinction in 2013. He has been majoring bass trombone under the tutelage of Mr. Tse Luen Wah.
Chan is currently the bass trombonist in Hong Kong Youth Symphonic Band, The Chung Chi Orchestra, The Chung Chi Wind Orchestra, Ponte Singers & Orchestra, The Learners Orchestra, Gustav Mahler Orchestra and Hong Kong Festival Orchestra. Chan is also a member of CouLisseMen, a local trombone ensemble in Hong Kong.