Chow Jun Yan started his composition studies with Mr. Yii Kah Hoe. He graduated with First Class Honours from Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YSTCM), Singapore, studied under Professor Ho Chee Kong and Professor Steven Miller. He participated in a student exchange program at Peabody Conservatory of Music, where he studied under Dr. Oscar Bettison, and has attended masterclasses with Chaya Czernowin, Liza Lim, Hans Thomalla, Mark Andre, Manos Tsangaris and Yuval Shaked.
In 2018, Jun Yan completed his PhD studies, with the dissertation title Communication Between Sound and Visual Artists in Improvisatory Performance, at the National University of Singapore, under the tutelage of Professor Lonce Wyse.
He is currently working as a teaching assistant at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore.