“Shuenda Wong’s rendition of Liszt’s fiendishly difficult La Campanella was truly astonishing. It was a ravishing peal of crystal clarity, thunderous octaves and thrilling musicality”. Reviewer, Henley-on-Thames, UK
‘Shuenda blew the audience away…’ CH Loh, Off the Edge Magazine, Singapore
‘Shuenda Wong is a brilliant young artist with outstanding individuality’ ROSL Arts, UK
Recognized for his versatility, pianist Shuenda Wong has performed in solo recitals, as concerto soloist, chamber musician, accompanist and orchestra pianist. He obtained masters and bachelor degrees from UK and Germany (full scholarship at Guildhall School of Music, high distinction at Staatliche Hochschule Freiburg) and won many awards such as the Kobler Trust award,Barbara Stringer Scholarship ,HSBC Classics Bursary and HSBC Piano Competition , the MYOF Scholarship and Patron Award, Raymond Fox Bursary from Making Music Association UK. He was prize winner in International Piano competitions in UK (Oxford Music Festival, Royal Overseas League, Haverhill Sinfonia), France (Lagny Sur Marne), Germany (Arthur Lepthien), Netherlands(Enschede) and Thailand (Mahidol International), he was also nominated for the Malaysian BOH Cameronian Arts Award, Kenneth Loveland Award, UK and Prestige Magazine Top 40 Young Talents Award.
Notable performances include concerts at the Kaisersaal Freiburg, Elzacher Stadthalle in Germany, Salle Ravel Paris,France,Bunkamura Hall and Miyagi Museum of Art in Japan, Kasteel Terworm in Holland,Hong Kong City Hall, collaborations with the MPO and Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra,the opening of the British Commonwealth Games, the Asian Pacific Cooperation Meeting and The Philippines Centennial Independence in Manila, recitals for the Brunei Music Society, Cambodia Music Society, Shanghai University of Commerce and Nanjing Conservatory of Arts,China. In the UK, he has performed in Purcell Room Southbank Centre, St Martin-in-the-fields, St James Piccadilly, the Barbican Hall London, ROSL House Edinburg, Princess Alexandra Hall London, and Erin Arts Centre Isle of Man amongst other venues.
Shuenda is also a dedicated music educator.He was adjunct lecturer at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Trinity College London presenter since 2012 for Asia, Head of Keyboard at Bentley Music Academy and currently Master Tutor at British Academy of Performing Arts. His students have won International Piano Competitions in Austria,Germany, UK (Royal Albert Hall debut),USA (with Carnegie Hall Debut),Korea, Taiwan , Hong Kong ,Singapore, Thailand; also prizes in national piano competitions and high scorers awards of Trinity College London Diploma exams. He has adjudicated in countless music competitions and festivals around Asia.