Rosalind Wan

Rosalind Wan Wong
(She/Them) I perform classical works, write new music, and indulge in cinema.
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Rosalind Wan Wong

Award-winning composer and virtuoso pianist Wan Rosalind Wong is the consummate renaissance woman. As a concert pianist, her playing is recognized for its poetic landscapes. Her compositions have appeared in both classical and commercial settings as a versatile composer. At 26, Rosalind became the youngest to graduate with a doctorate in music from UCLA, where she was a teaching fellow on full scholarship. Her interest in story-telling and film media drew her to the accomplishment of triple bachelors of art in music, English (emphasis on screenwriting), and communication studies. Dr. Wong studied composition under Richard Danielpour and was a mentee of Catherine Joy. Rosalind Wan Wong received her doctorate of musical arts under the direction of concert pianist Inna Faliks at UCLA in 2017. Her role in the music world includes soloist, composer, collaborative pianist, orchestral pianist, arranger, and improvisationist. By the end of elementary school, she completed the highest grade possible from the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music. In middle school, she obtained the performance diploma at ABRSM. She graduated Pianist of the Year and concerto competition winner from Orange County School of the Arts, where she received training in chamber music, jazz piano, theory and composition, and collaborative piano with instrumentalists, vocalists, and ballet accompaniment. She performed for Marvin Hamlisch alongside the music and theater department and was one of pianist Ingrid Fliter's first masterclass pupils. Rosalind studied music with Walter Ponce for her undergraduate degree at UCLA. Under the Camarades chamber program, Rosalind performed an extensive repertoire of piano trios, quartets, and quintets. She performed Gabriel Faure's Piano Quartet No. 2 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art along-side string faculty Guillaume Sutre. Rosalind also participated in the New Music ensemble, Contempo Flux, directed by pianist Gloria Chang. In her performance of "O, King" by Luciano Berio, she worked with vocalist India Carney. Rosalind also performed for composer John Adam's birthday celebration in his "Son of Chamber Symphony". She is a regular member in the Sonnets and Sonatas series at the Getty Museum, which is sponsored by the Francophone department at UCLA under Professor Laure Murat.  Rosalind received accolades from numerous competitions and organizations, including the Quick Bowman Competition, Atwater Kent Competition, and Aspen Summer Music Festival. She enjoys performing solo concerti with orchestras, including Rachmaninoff's 2nd with the Irvine Symphony, Mozart's last piano concerto with UCLA Philharmonia, Grieg's A minor piano concerto with UCLA Symphony, and Shostakovich's Concerto for Piano Trumpet and Strings with Alias Brass's Jon Bhatia. She served as the Henry Brittan and Maxwell Siemons Piano Chair at AYS.  Dissertation: Piano Performance in Musical Symbolism: Interpretive Freedom through Understanding Symbolist AestheticsDissertation: Piano Performance in Musical Symbolism: Interpretive Freedom through Understanding Symbolist Aesthetics UCLA · Jan 1, 2017UCLA · Jan 1, 2017 Show publication Permalink Author Wong, Wan Publication Date 2017-01-01 Peer reviewed|Thesis/dissertation