Tam graduated from her Masters of Music Degree in Mannes College of Music under full scholarship from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund. She has obtained her Bachelor of Music (Honours) and Professional Diploma from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
Tam was recipient of the Peter and Nancy Thompson Scholarship, the Hong Kong Welsh Male Choir Scholarship and the Brenda and Lauren Scofield Scholarship Funds while studying at the Academy. Her appearances in operas include Mimi and Musetta in La Bohème, Violetta in La Traviata, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Despina in Cosi fan tutte, Sivene in Le Cinesi, Angelica in Suor Angelica, Micaela in Carmen, Cupidon in Orphee aux Enfer and Metella in La Vie Parisienne. She has also performed actively as a concert soloist with SAR Philharmonic,Hong Kong Oratorio Society and Die Junge Konzertisten.