Performing with “unerring beauty” (The Classical Music Network), international prize-winning violinist Rachell Ellen Wong is recognized as an “emerging artist to watch and seek out” (Early Music America).
Originally from Seattle, Rachell has been a featured soloist all across the globe. Recent appearances include the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Panamá, The American Bach Soloists, and tours with the New Zealand String Quartet. Just as accomplished in the field of historical performance, she’s toured with Bach Collegium Japan, The Academy of Ancient Music, Les Arts Florissants, and others.
Rachell was a prize winner in the XXI International J.S. Bach Competition, and won grand prizes in the Sorantin International String Competition, and the inaugural Next Generation Competition, as part of Seattle’s Gallery Concerts. An avid chamber musician, Rachell regularly performs at Valley of the Moon Music Festival in Sonoma, and on the series Byron Schenkman & Friends in Seattle’s Benaroya Hall. She also regularly teaches and performs at The Heifetz International Music Institute in Staunton, VA.
Rachell graduated in 2019 with a Masters of Music in Historical Performance from The Juilliard School, where she was a Kovner Fellow. Proud of her multi-racial heritage, Rachell plays diverse musical styles, including the Scottish fiddle.