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Christine Wong

A native of Hong Kong, violinist Christine Wong has performed throughout the United States, South America, Europe and Asia. She is the winner of numerous awards and competitions, such as the Wurlitzer New York State Violin Competition, Mannes String Concerto Competition, and All China Violin Competition. At age 19, she won the first Sony E.S. Award for Musical Excellence, selected to star pupils at Juilliard. As recipient of the Special Presentation Award and Outstanding Alumni Award of Artist International Competitions (USA), she gave her debut recital in Carnagie Hall Weill Hall in December 1997. 


Christine received the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship in the 1990's to pursue her studies with renowned violinist Aaron Rosand in the United States. After completing the Certificate program at the Mannes College of Music, she was accepted by the Juilliard School where she earned her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in violin performance. During her years at Juilliard, she studied with Stephen Clapp, Dean of Music, and Joel Smirnoff, first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet. She has performed at the Interlochen Music Camp in Michigan, Aberdeen International Youth Festival in Scotland, masterclasses in Luxembourg and Nice, France.


Christine plays on H.C. Silvestre 1897 and joined the Hong Kong Philharmonic in 1998 under Laureate Conductor David Atherton.