Deborah Wong


Deborah Wong graduated from the Julliard School with both a bachelor and masters degree under the tutelage of the renowned Dorothy Delay. Her violinistic abilities span a wide range of styles and activities from chamber music to symphonies to cutting edge contemporary. As a soloist, she has performed with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, the Brattleboro Bach Festival Orchestra, the Stony Brook Symphony, the North Country Chamber Players, the Civic Orchestra of New Haven, the American Chamber Orchestra and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony. As a chamber musician, she is a member of the Atlantic String Quartet and the Hawthorne Piano Trio. With Adam Grabois, her duo cello partner, she has recorded Martinu, Kodaly, and Ravel duos on Mr. Grabois' label, Reflex Editions. A champion of new music, Ms. Wong performs in New York with such groups as the Washington Square Contermporary Music Ensemble, Speculum, ISCM, and the New York New Music Ensemble. In 2010, she was invited as a master teacher-performer to Panama, to work with the students at the Orquestra Juvenil de Nata. Ms. Wong has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Elysium, CRI, and New World Records. She resides in New York with her husband, Chris Finckel, cellist and co-director of the Sarajevo Chamber Music Festival, and their two children, Erneline and Paul. Ms. Wong joined the New York City Opera Orchestra in 2003.