WAI YIN WONG
Born in Hong Kong, Young Steinway Artist Wai Yin Wong studied at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with Gabriel Kwok, the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University with Boris Slutsky, and the Yale School of Music with Professor Boris Berman and Professor Wei Yi Yang, receiving full scholarships from both US institutions.
She was awarded First Prize at the Southern Highlands International Piano Competition, Australia, Second Prize at the 17th Hilton Head International Piano Competition, and the Gold Medal at the seventh International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz, Ukraine.
She has given recitals at the 39th Hong Kong Arts Festival, the Newport International Festival, the ‘New Masters on Tour’ series at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, the Salle Cortot, Paris, Carnegie Hall, New York, and around Australia, the US and Shanghai.
Wong has also collaborated with many international orchestras including the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, and the New Haifa Symphony Orchestra, Israel.