Lisa Wong

Lisa Wong

Assistant Professor of Music

Department/Affiliation: Music
Phone: 330-263-2050
Office Address: 207 Scheide
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Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science, West Chester University 1991
  • Master of Music, Indiana University 1997
  • Doctor of Music, Indiana University 2010

Courses Taught

  • First Year Seminar
  • MUSC 160: Wooster Singers
  • MUSC 161: Wooster Chorus
  • MUSC 306: Choral Conducting
  • MUSC 290 Foundations of Music Education
  • MUSC 343 Methods and Materials for Teaching Secondary Choral and General Music

Biography, Performance, and Research

Lisa Wong is in her fifth year on the faculty of The College of Wooster, where she directs the Wooster Chorus, the Wooster Singers, and teaches courses in conducting and music education.  In addition to her duties at the college, Dr. Wong is on the conducting staff of The Cleveland Orchestra as Assistant Director of Choruses.  In this capacity, she assists in preparing the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and Blossom Festival Chorus for performances throughout the season.  She is also in her second season as Director of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus.

Dr. Wong has worked with students of all levels, ranging from pre-kindergarten through college.  Prior to her appointment at Wooster, she was active as a music educator for 16 years in public and private schools in New York, Pennsylvania, and Indiana.  She was an Associate Instructor in the Choral Department of The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she directed the All-Campus Choir and taught undergraduate conducting. In addition, she directed the Chamber Choir of the Indiana University Children’s Choir, leading the ensemble in performance at the 2008 Indiana Music Educator's State Conference.  A strong advocate for music education, Dr. Wong remains active as a clinician, guest conductor, and adjudicator.  She has presented her work at several music conferences and is frequently invited to work with students and educators in clinics and workshops.

Dr. Wong has a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from West Chester University, and Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees in Choral Conducting from Indiana University.