Vincent Wong

 

 

Instrument: Violin

 

Biography:

 

Avid violinist and a native of the Chicagoland area, Vincent Wong studies violin with Janet Sung at the DePaul University School of Music where he is a School of Music Scholarship recipient. He is currently an undergraduate music student working towards his BM in Violin Performance. He performed with the Northeastern Illinois University Symphony Orchestra as a winner of their concerto competition in 2015 at the age of 17. He has also won prizes at the Granquist Music competition and the Chicago International Music Competition hosted by the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago. 

 

Aside from his solo performances, he is also an active chamber and orchestral player. He has held principal and assistant principal positions at the Chicago Summer Suzuki Institute, Illinois Music Education Conference Honors Orchestra, Birch Creek Summer Symphony and the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. He was concertmaster of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and a part of their principal players string quartet. His chamber music experience with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras took him at the Rembrandt Chamber Music Competition, Barnett Chamber Music Competition and eventually the Fischoff Competition. The group has also done outreach through the Fischoff Competition at local elementary schools teaching them about chamber music and getting them engaged in music.

 

Vincent plays on a Douglas Cox violin made possible through a generous donation from the Virtu Foundation.

Hear him play 

 

 

 

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