Oscar Wong is an award-winning young Australian pianist who hopes to enrich the lives of people through music. His performances have taken him to venues across Japan, China, France, Poland, Malta, Russia and throughout Australia.
He has garnered first prizes in numerous competitions, including the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition, Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition, Australian Society of Keyboard Music Competition, MTAQ Queensland Piano Competition and the International Open Music Competition of Australia. He is also a prize winner in the Japan Open International Piano Competition.
As a soloist, Oscar has given highly successful performances with the Gold Coast Philharmonic, Brisbane Philharmonic, Queensland Pops, Queensland Conservatorium Symphony and the Queensland Symphony Orchestras.
Appearances in international festivals include the Hamamatsu International Piano Academy, Malta International Music Festival and the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory International Winter School. As a passionate chamber musician, he has performed in the Australian Piano Duo Festival and the Australian Festival of Chamber Music.
Oscar was granted early entry into Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and graduated with distinction from the class of Natasha Vlassenko before studying at École Normale de Musique de Paris, Alfred Cortot with the French pianist Jean-Bernard Pommier. In 2020, he begins his first year at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) training with Timothy Young.
Outside of music making, Oscar enjoys eating food, following the tennis and pondering life philosophies.
Musician Beneficiary Support generously provided by ANAMsyndicate - Jannie Brown, Maryann Shepherd, Frank Van Straten AM & Adrian Turley, Lesley Hawkins
Photo by Pia Johnson