Chak Chi Wong
Chak Chi Wong is currently studying under the tutelage of Mark Kaplan at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he recently earned his Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance degree. He began his studies with Gallant Ho at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Wong has also been heavily influenced by world-renowned musicians and pedagogues such as Franz Welser-Möst, Stanley Ritchie, Alexander Kerr, Jorja Fleezanis, Jean-Louis Haguenauer, the Pacifica Quartet, Anne Epperson and Futaba Niekawa at the Jacobs School of Music.
Wong previously participated in festivals such as the Orford Music Academy, Washington D.C. International Music Festival and Beijing International Music Festival and Academy. He also had masterclasses and lessons with esteemed violinists such as Lewis Kaplan, Mikhail Kopelman and Wei He. He was a recipient of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Premier Young Artist Award Scholarship, Music Faculty Award Scholarship and Gary J. and Kathy Z. Anderson Scholarship and holds qualifications such as a Diploma in Music Performance as a Fellow of Trinity College London.
Wong currently holds the positions of Section Violin in the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Owensboro Symphony Orchestra.