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Eric Wong

Eric Wong

Originally from Lafayette, LA, Eric Wong received both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), studying violin with Paul Kantor. While at CIM, he also studied viola with Kirsten Docter and Lynne Ramsey. As a chamber musician, Mr. Wong has played in numerous ensembles around the country. He has performed in chamber music recitals sponsored by the Aspen Institute, SWR Radio (Germany), WVIZ (Cleveland’s public broadcasting station), the Cleveland Chamber Music Society, and the Cleveland Chamber Music Guild. He has collaborated with Itzhak Perlman, with Donald Weilerstein, Peter Salaff, and Paul Katz of the Cleveland Quartet, with Kirsten Docter and Merry Peckham of the Cavani Quartet, as well as with former Secretary of State and pianist Condoleezza Rice. Coaches and mentors include Peter Salaff and the Cavani and Miró Quartets.
Mr. Wong is a current and founding member of the Linden String Quartet, Graduate String Quartet-in-Residence at the Yale School of Music. The Quartet is winner of the Gold Medal and Grand Prize of the 2009 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the Coleman-Barstow Prize at the 2009 Coleman
National Chamber Ensemble Competition, First Prize at the 2010 Hugo Kauder Competition, and most recently, the ProQuartet Prize at the 9th Borciani International String Quartet Competition.

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