Currently heading the school as school principal, Jay Lim has been a vocal trainer with Lee Wei Song School of Music with more than 13 years of teaching experience. He specialises in Pop Vocals, having achieved a Grade 8 Distinction in London College of Music Pop Vocals Examinations. He also provides individual trainings for song writings and productions.
A finalist of Singapore Idol 2007 and Singapore Manhunt 2008, Jay uses his stage experience to coach performing techniques and has been working with the finalists of various local singing competitions (such as Impresario, Teenage Idol, Stardust etc.) and many artistes who has come to Lee Wei Song School of Music for customized training programs ( such as 吴佩慈，黄雅莉，盛煊乔，井伯然，戴阳天，Michelle Chong, Daphne Khoo, Kate Pang and Uriah See).
Apart from teaching at LWSSOM, Jay is also invited to provide vocal training for various production projects in China, as well as guest lecture at the Beijing Film Academy.
Known for his critical and spot-on analysis, Jay is also sought after as a judge in various competition, and has been the resident judge for the Mediacorp Channel 8 “Sheng Shiong Show” since 2009. He is also the critical judge in “The Voice of China 2016” Singapore Audition.
Awards and Nominations
He is nominated for best local music composition in the 2014 933 Hits Award for the song 《如果我不是那种女生》featured by local singer Abigail Yeo.
He is also a music producer who has worked with local singers such as 林思彤，蔡艾珈，陈迪雅，郑展伦, Abigail 姚慧珊，符杰荣，and overseas artistes 胡歌(China)，Ariel 潘清华(Malaysia), Aric 何志健（Malaysia)，張怡博(Malaysia)，郑嘉颖(HongKong), 钟欣桐(Twins, Hongkong), Vincy 泳儿(Hong Kong).
Jay also participated in the Chingay Procession, as a lyricist for the 2014 closing song “网织同心”，and music producer and performer for the 2015 “We Luv SG” and “PassionArts Singing” contingents.
He co-wrote the 2017 Singapore National Day Parade theme song, “Because It’s Singapore” with Mr. Lee Wei Song, sang, produced and performed the song at various National Day celebrations and in Singapore Day 2018 in Melbourne.
Jay does make occasion singing appearances in the defunct Esplanade Mosaic Music Festival series in 2009, 2015 SMU Symphonia 新谣 concert, Philharmonic Youth Winds Concert 2015, and various community/charity events.