Christopher Wong

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Born in Melbourne, Christopher Wong started learning the piano when he was six years old. He studied at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School under the tutelage of Len Vorster.

Currently in his Honours year of his Bachelor of Music degree, he is studying at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music with Head of Keyboard, Professor Ian Holtham.

During his studies, he has been the recipient of the 2016 Katharine Ellis Memorial Fund, the Dudley William Gardiner Memorial Scholarship and recently, the Grace Funston Scholarship. Additionally, he was given the opportunity to participate in the New Colombo Mobility Grant exchange program at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. He had performed in many workshops conducted by international pianists including Nicolas Hodges, Paul Badura-Skoda, Professor Gabriel Kwok and Alessio Bax. Past achievements included the following diplomas from the Australian Music Examinations Board, including the Associate of Music (AMusA) and the Licentiate of Music (LMusA). He was also an orchestral pianist in the Melbourne Youth Orchestra in 2014.

He will be performing Rachmaninoff’s  ‘Etude Op. 39 No. 5’ and Ravel’s ‘Scarbo’ from ‘Gaspard de la nuit’ on the 10th of October.

 

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