Natalie Wong

  • Instrument: First Violin
  • Member Since: 2007

Natalie began her musical studies at the age of 3. She started playing violin at the age of 7. At the age of 16 she received the ARCT performance diploma at the Royal Conservatory of Music, and majored in violin performance at the University of Toronto. Her list of teachers includes Scott St. John, Annalee Patipatanakoon, and Katharine Rapoport. Natalie also has an extensive background in music theory and composition, having studied with Abigail Richardson and Alexander Rapoport. She actively performs in orchestras, chamber music, musical theatres, jazz and pop concerts. She is currently a core member of the Niagara Symphony Orchestra, and has also been playing with Sudbury Symphony, Toronto Concert Orchestra, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Opera York, Sneek Peek Orchestra, University of Toronto Baroque Chamber Ensemble, National Academy Orchestra, and many more. Natalie is very active in musical theatre and has played in shows on violin and other instruments for both classical and contemporary productions. ?She has also been active as violinist and vocalist in numerous bands in the past 15 years with a wide spectrum of genres including pop, folk, R&B, rock and metal, performed in numerous bars, weddings, corporate events and broadcasted television productions, and had appeared in soundtracks and albums.? She is the violinist and lead female vocal in her Spanish fusion band, Urban-Gypsy Trio.? She also works and performs with singer-songwriters and various rock groups on electric violin.?In her spare time Natalie enjoys reading, writing, and playing more music.