Tracy Wong

Tracy hails from Malaysia and is a choral conductor, music educator, vocalist, pianist, and composer. Currently residing in Toronto, Canada, Tracy is the Assistant Professor and Choral Director at McMaster University’s School of the Arts, where she conducts the University Choir and Cantemus Ensemble. She also serves as the Conductor of the Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir in Kitchener, Ontario. Tracy holds a Doctor in Musical Arts and Master in Music Performance (Choral Conducting) degrees from the University of Toronto under the tutelage of Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt. She is also a proud recipient of the 2016 & 2017 Elmer Iseler National Graduate Fellowship in Choral Conducting, and 2018-19 McMaster University Student Union Teaching Award (Faculty of Humanities).

As an active clinician and educator, Tracy has conducted workshops for choirs in North America, Malaysia, Brunei, France, and Portugal. As a composer, Tracy continues to receive commissions for new choral works. Her current works are published by Cypress Choral Music (Canada) and Young Choral Academy (Malaysia) and have been performed by Malaysian, North American, European, and Southeast Asian choirs at international competitions and festivals.

Tracy’s recent choral initiatives: co-founder of Bridge Choral Collective (Canada) and composer for Sonic Timelapse Project (Canada).