Music Adventure, Piano, Vocal
Joelle Wong is currently approaching her final year in the Music Education Program at the University of Toronto. She has had many years of experience teaching students of all ages, inspiring them to grow in their love for music. She majors in classical voice, and studies with Jean MacPhail, the founding President of the Ontario Chapter of NATS. In her first and second year, she had the privilege of studying with renowned mezzo soprano, Krisztina Szabo. Under the brilliant tutelage of Dr. Michael Esch, she received her ARCT in piano performance diploma in 2019. Joelle is a recipient of numerous awards for her outstanding music career both in voice and piano, including the Reagan Greavette Memorial Award, which is the award for the most outstanding graduating vocalist in Arts Unionville, the Harald and Jean Bohne Scholarship and the Northup/Lawson Scholarship for her academic and musical achievements in her undergraduate years in the University of Toronto. Joelle also studied cello for 4 years and has experience playing both in a solo setting and orchestral setting. Besides cello, Joelle has experience playing the guitar, violin, clarinet and trumpet as part of her training as a music educator in U of T. Joelle has also been a member of many choirs, including the prestigious Ontario Youth Choir. She also enjoys volunteering in music camps and working with young children. As an active member of her local church, she is a vital assistant to the choir director, and helps in leading and accompanying the choir.