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Parallel Lines

Rosalind Wong

Pianist, Composer, Producer, Teacher

Serving the Los Angeles Community

© 2023 UC Regent, all rights reserved. Photo by Will Yang

Dirty Towel

Tribeca Film Festival

Dir. Callie Carpinteri

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Composer

Film & Visual Media | Concert Works

Award-winning composer and virtuoso pianist Wan Rosalind Wong is the consummate renaissance woman. As a versatile composer, her compositions have appeared in both classical and commercial settings. She is the first prize winner of RecChange's 2021 international film scoring competition. Since then, she has scored numerous short films for passionate story-tellers. This June, "Dirty Towel", a short film by director Callie Carpinteri, will be featured as an official selection of the Tribeca Film Festival. Rosalind's original music can be heard in theaters AMC 19th St. East 6 as well as the Village East by Angelika. After graduating with her doctorate in piano performance, Dr. Wong studied composition under the guidance of Grammy-Award winning composer Richard Danielpour. As a Women In Animation (WIA) mentorship circle mentee, Rosalind received mentorship and training from Catherine Joy.​ As an avid new music creator and performer, she had an East Coast premiere of a commissioned piece for Horn and Piano, SPIRES THAT SOAR, RIVULETS THAT RUN (2022) in Baltimore with Dr. Rachel O'Connor, and performed Unsuk Chin's SUBITO CON FORZA (2020) as well as Benjamin Britten's WAR REQUIEM (1961-62) at the Walt Disney Hall with AYS.

 

Her interest in story-telling and film media drew her to the accomplishment of triple bachelors of art in music, English, and communication studies. She studied post-production sound with Skywalker Sound's Alyssa Nevarez.

Society of Composers and Lyricists - Associate Member

Alliance for Women Film Composers - Professional Member

ASCAP

Women In Animation Mentorship

Rise Up Animation

Women In Media - Professional Member

Women's Audio Mission

Leaf Pattern Design

VISUAL PROJECTS WITH ORIGINAL MUSIC

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White Structure

Performance Gallery

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Pianist

Solo Concert | Chamber Collaborator | Improvisation | Recording Artist

Rosalind Wan Wong received her doctorate of musical arts under the direction of concert pianist Inna Faliks at UCLA in 2017. Her role in the music world includes soloist, composer, collaborative pianist, orchestral pianist, arranger, and improvisationist.

Rosalind received accolades from numerous competitions and organizations, including the Quick Bowman Competition, Atwater Kent Competition, and Aspen Summer Music Festival. She served as the Henry Brittan and Maxwell Siemons Piano Chair at AYS from 2018-2022. With AYS, she performed at venues such as Walt Disney Concert hall and the Academy Museum. She enjoys performing solo concerti with orchestras, including Rachmaninoff's 2nd with the Irvine Symphony, Mozart's last piano concerto with UCLA Philharmonia, Grieg's A minor piano concerto with UCLA Symphony, and Shostakovich's Concerto for Piano Trumpet and Strings with Alias Brass's Jon Bhatia. She gave the West Coast premiere of Vítězslava Kaprálová’s Piano Concerto in D Minor with conductor Geoffrey Pope in March 2023. She was also the winner of the AYS alumni concerto competition in 2023. As a member of the Alliance for Woman Film Composers, she is a proud supporter of woman and minority composers.

By the end of elementary school, she completed the highest grade possible from the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music. In middle school, she obtained the performance diploma at ABRSM. She graduated Pianist of the Year and concerto competition winner from Orange County School of the Arts, where she received training in chamber music, jazz piano, theory and composition, and collaborative piano with instrumentalists, vocalists, and ballet accompaniment. In high school, her main teacher was Dr. Lorna Griffitt. She performed Bartok’s third piano concerto with the OCSA symphony. Rosalind had the honor to perform for Marvin Hamlisch alongside the music and theater department and was one of pianist Ingrid Fliter's first-ever masterclass pupils. She is herself a passionate educator at charter schools, for music programs and private students of Larchmont charter, Harvard-Westlake, SAMO high, Archer School for Girls, St. Margaret’s Episcopal, and Hamilton High.

 

Rosalind studied music with Walter Ponce for her undergraduate degree at UCLA. Under the Camarades chamber program, Rosalind performed an extensive repertoire of piano trios, quartets, and quintets, including Gabriel Faure's Piano Quartet No. 2 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art along-side string faculty Guillaume Sutre.  She was a founding member in the Sonnets and Sonatas series at the Getty and Hammer Museum. 

Most recently, you can find her streaming on AppleTV’s Philharmonic Fantastique by Mason Bates, in theaters as the pianist on Meg Ryan’s “What Happens Later”, and the composer of a few short films undergoing the festival circuit, including Tribeca Film Festival 2024

 

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Contact Rosalind

I'm here for all your performing, recording, teaching, and composition needs.

 

Let's get collaborating!

(628) 333-9986

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