MusiciansTheonie Wang

Theonie Wang commenced playing the violin at age 3 learning from her aunty, Fong Fong Watson. She has been under the tutelage of Michele Walsh since 2018 and has now completed her Bachelor of Music at the Queensland Conservatorium. Her recent highlights include performing in a masterclass for Guy Braunstein (former Berlin Philharmonic Concertmaster) and, as part of the Tarilindy String Quartet, performing side by side with the Australian String Quartet, masterclasses with Zoe Knighton (Flinders String Quartet), Matthew Jones (Guildhall Professor) and Jinjoo Cho (McGill Professor). In 2022, her quartet was selected to perform in Montreal, Canada for the International Chamber Music Festival, ‘Musical Chairs’.

Theonie is a long-standing member of the Australian Youth Orchestra and has been accepted into their Fellowships, Seasons, Chamber Players and National Music Camp programs this year. In 2020, Theonie was awarded first prize for the Young Instrumentalists Prize, allowing her to perform as a soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. She was also given the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra. In 2023, Theonie was awarded first prize in both the Ena Williams and Brisbane Club Competitions.

In 2024 Theonie commences her studies at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) under the tutelage of Adam Chalabi.

Theonie is supported by ANAM Syndicate donors Dorothy and Hans Carlborg, Simone and Richard Graham, Michael Schwartz and David Clouston.

Photo by Pia Johnson

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