ABOUT

Evangeline Wong received her Master of Fine Arts in Music, specialization in Piano Performance from the University of California, Irvine under the instruction of Dr. Lorna Griffitt. Ms. Wong has performed extensively in solo and chamber recitals, including performances at the Schlern International Music Festival in Völs am Schlern, Italy, Brevard Music Festival in Brevard, North Carolina, Summit Music Festival in Purchase, New York, and in the televised “Sounds of Spring” Concert at the Irvine Civic Center. During her time at UCI, she was the recipient of the Medici Circle Scholarship and the Phyllis Kovach Vacca Memorial Scholarship. Her most notable master class performances include Menahem Pressler, John Perry, Gerald Robbins with the Rio Trio, Richard Cionco, Alan Rickman, and Sandra Wright Shen.

Currently, Ms. Wong enjoys her career as a highly effective music instructor, passionate about making well-rounded music education accessible to students of all ages. Focusing on strengthening each individual's understanding of the fundamentals of music, Ms. Wong personalizes her lesson plans to each student so that class-time can be enjoyable and great musical learning can be cultivated.

Ms. Wong is a member of the Music Teachers National Association and her students have achieved high honors at the California Association of Professional Music Teachers Student Evaluation programs. Many of her students have participated and placed at the US Open Music Competitions. Ms. Wong also organizes recitals for her students so they can develop their confidence on stage and share the music they have been diligently working on in their lessons and individual practice time.  Her goal for each student is that they would be able to enjoy and understand music well past their piano studies. 

Ms. Wong maintains an active private studio and plays frequently at musical engagements around the Bay Area. 

 

“Music

is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.”