Chrissy Fong: Flute/Piccolo
Chrissy Fong is an active freelance flutist and educator and currently holds the Principal Flute chair with both the Astoria Symphony and One World Symphony. She has performed throughout the United States in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall to the Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City, CA. Ms. Fong was the winner of the 1997 All-American Festival Solo Competition and has appeared as a soloist with the Astoria Symphony, the Baroque Consort of New York, the Brooklyn College Conservatory Orchestra, the Brooklyn College Conservatory Wind Ensemble, the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, the California Music Festival Orchestra, the Niles North Symphonic Orchestra, and the Niles North Symphonic Wind Ensemble. As a teacher, her students have participated in All-City Bands for Manhattan and Queens, All-County Band and Orchestra in Nassau County, All-State Band and Wind Ensemble, All-Eastern Band, InterSchool Orchestras of New York, the Long Island Flute Club Honors Flute Choir, and Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York.
Ms. Fong earned a Master of Arts degree from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College under the Ronald Roseman Woodwind Scholarship and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College as a Presidential Scholar. Her predominant teachers include Bernard Z. Goldberg, Keith Underwood, and Diane Willis.