Wilson Wong

Wilson W.

Skokie, IL

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About

Wilson delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 6 to 70

Teaching since:
December 2008

Dr. Wilson Wong has recently completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Georgia, studying with trombonists from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Brian Hecht, Nate Zgonc, and Joshua Bynum. Dr. Wong also holds degrees from the University of Illinois and Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Professor Elliot Chasanov and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Bass Trombonist Steve Norrell.

As a professional orchestral musician, Dr. Wong has performed with the Spokane Symphony Orchestra, the National Repertory Orchestra, the Brevard Music Center Orchestra, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera, and the Masterworks Festival Orchestra.

Dr. Wong is also a nationally acclaimed chamber musician and soloist. He was awarded runner-up for the American Trombone Workshop National Trombone Quartet Competition in 2013 and 2014. Most recently, he performed in the Masterworks Honors Chamber Recital in the summer of 2016. As a soloist, Dr. Wong was a finalist for the 2013 American Trombone Workshop National Solo Competition.

As an educator, Dr. Wong has taught privately at the college level as a teaching assistant at the University of Georgia. Dr. Wong has also been a counselor at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and has tutored students at Blue Lake, University of Illinois, Manhattan School of Music, and University of Georgia.

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Experience

Tenor Trombone
Jun 2016 - Jul 2016
Masterworks Festival Brass Quintet

Tenor And Bass Trombone
Jun 2014 - Jul 2016
Masterworks Festival Orchestra

Bass Trombone
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
Brevard Music Center Orchestra

Bass Trombone
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
National Repertory Orchestra

Bass Trombone
Sep 2008 - May 2009
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra

Bass Trombone
Sep 2008 - May 2009
Sinfonia da Camera

Brevard Music Center Orchestra

Education

Doctor of Musical Arts in Trombone Performance and Pedagogy
Aug 2011 - Dec 2015
University of Georgia
Master of Music in Trombone Performance
Sep 2009 - May 2011
Manhattan School of Music
Bachelor of Music in Trombone Performance
Sep 2005 - May 2009
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Languages

Cantonese
Fluent / Native Proficiency
English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Runner-Up
Dec 2014
American Trombone Workshop Quartet Competition
Finalist
Dec 2013
American Trombone Workshop Solo Competition

Affiliations

International Trombone Association
Sep 2005

The general purposes of the International Trombone Association shall be: To promote communications among trombonists around the world, to improve the artistic level of performance, teaching, and literature associated with the trombone family and to function as a clearing house for trombone-related ideas and information

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Photos & Videos

Sample Introductory Lesson
Performance of Vuelta Del Fuego, with Masterworks Brass Quintet, on the tenor trombone.

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Jose M Jul 21, 2016
Trombone · In studio

Excellent teacher, one of the things that I think is very good that Dr Wong knows how to use the Human constructivism and teaching techniques as it has different ways of teaching according to learning facilities that you have.

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