Joshua Wong


Joshua Wong attends the 2022 TSM Academy courtesy of the Lorna Marsden Fellowship.

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta 

Joshua Wong started piano lessons at the age of six. He began his studies with Marilyn Engle at the University of Calgary and studied at Mount Royal University Conservatory in the Advanced Piano Performance Program. Currently, he is studying with Dr. Ilya Poletaev at McGill University and is a recipient of the Schulich Scholarship. He was the winner of the prestigious Rose Bowl in 2019, which goes to the top competitor at the annual Calgary Performing Arts Festival.  His other first prize awards include the Steinway Piano Competition in 2018, the Canadian Music Competition in 2019, and the CSO Concerto Competition in 2019. Joshua was also a semi-finalist of the 2018 OSM Manulife Competition and the 2020 Hilton Head International Piano Competition. As a chamber musician, his trio at McGill won the McGill Chamber Music Competition in 2021 and their prize includes a residency at the Mozarteum University Salzburg in the summer of 2022. 

Joshua has performed with the Concordia Symphony Orchestra and the Calgary Civic Orchestra. He has also performed for pianists Alessio Bax, John O’Conor, Ronan O’Hora and Roman Rabinovich, as well as for Professors Aquiles Delle Vigne, Gabriel Kwok, and Andrey Pisarev at both the 2016 and 2017 Coimbra World Piano Meetings in Portugal. He also received awards for outstanding achievement in Coimbra in both 2016 and 2017.