Young pianist WONG Wai Yin Vanessa has graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and is finishing the Master Degree at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University.
A winner of various awards such as the First Prize with a Special Prize in the 3rd Southern Highlands International Piano Competition in Australia, 2nd Prize at the 17th Hilton Head International Piano Competition and the Gold Medal winner in the 7th International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz held in Ukraine, Wai Yin has given recitals in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Brisbane, Canberra, Bowral, Paris, Cairo, Shanghai and the USA including solo recitals at the 39th Hong Kong Arts Festival and at the Newport International Festival in USA.
Wai Yin has collaborated with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Macao Orchestra, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra in the USA, Canberra Symphony Orchestra in Australia, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine and the New Haifa Symphony Orchestra in Israel.
Wai Yin was awarded the Certificate of Commendation by the Hong Kong Government for her outstanding achievements. She was also named as a Young Steinway Artist.
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