Tong Wang


Canadian pianist Tong Wang explores a variety of genres and mediums to bring creative initiatives to the community. As a soloist, Tong has performed with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Red Deer Symphony Orchestra. She has won awards including the International Chopin Golden Ring Competition, the Canadian Music Competition, and the Queen’s Jubilee Medal of Performing Arts. Among her projects are the interactive performance tours ‘Song of Praise’ and ‘Ghiblilane’, research on the aesthetic of ‘cuteness’ in music, and social entrepreneurship initiatives such as ‘Zenkora Studios’. Tong is a member of the UTAU2, Lincoln Center Stage, and the Global Leaders Cohort. She received BM and MM from the New England Conservatory and McGill University. Tong received grants from the Canada Council and FRQSC for the creation of a new operetta, ‘Labyrinth of Tears’.