Pianist Carol Wong has performed at many prestigious institutions across the US, including
Alice Tully Hall and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She has also been heard on
radio broadcasts on WQXR in New York, K-Mozart in Los Angeles, and
NPR's Performance Today.
In 2009, Ms. Wong was invited by Marilyn Horne to perform on tour with other Marilyn Horne
Foundation artists in concerts throughout Italy, Croatia, Greece, and Turkey. She also led
master classes at Italy's Orvieto Musica festival, and was a guest performer and teacher
for an underserved community in Hawaii.
In 2008, Ms. Wong appeared in Germany, Norway, Turkey, and Peru. She was awarded a grant
from Sing for Hope, an organization that supports world-class artists who donate time and
talent to the humanitarian causes that inspire them. With her grant, she produced a recital
in Santa Fe to benefit cancer care; the event was hosted by renowned mezzo-soprano Susan
Graham and included performances by Metropolitan Opera artists Susanna Phillips, Isabel
Leonard, Joseph Kaiser, and Luca Pisaroni.
Ms. Wong has appeared at the Ravinia, Aspen, Sarasota, and Banff festivals, as well as the
Beaux Arts Festival in France, where she won the Distinction Award. Other honors
include the Canadian Aldeburgh Foundation Award, the Irene Diamond Award, and the Marilyn
Horne Foundation Award and the Laureate Award at Music Academy of the West.
A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Ms. Wong made her concerto debut at age 11 with
the Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra. She earned a master's degree from Indiana University
under the tutelage of Menahem Pressler, a doctorate from Rutgers University, and an artist
diploma from The Juilliard School.