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Anson Tong

Anson Tong is a professional music educator and virtuoso violinist. Anson's musical journey began with a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Performance with a focus on Composition, achieved with the honors of summa cum laude from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University in 2019. His pursuit of academic success led him to further his education, attaining a Master of Arts degree in Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University in the City of New York in 2023.

Throughout his academic endeavors, Anson has garnered an array of accolades and distinctions, including the Teachers College TC Scholarship, the Sylvia Friedberg Nachlas Endowed Scholarship from the Peabody Conservatory, induction into the Johns Hopkins Dean's List with High Honors, and recognition as a National Merit Scholar of the California State Music Association. In addition, Anson's dedication to his craft is evidenced by his pursuit of certifications, including the Music Teachers' Association of California Certified Teacher designation and the ARSM Violin Performance Certification.

His journey as a violinist has been shaped by the guidance of distinguished instructors and professors from esteemed institutions such as Stanford University, Yale University, Harvard University, and conservatories including the Curtis Institute, Peabody Conservatory, and Berklee College of Music. Under their instruction developed an understanding of violin technique and musical theory. In addition, his commitment has been further emphasized by his performances as the first violinist in many ensembles such as the California All-State Symphony Orchestra, Stanford Youth Orchestra, and Midwest Clinic Music Festival in Chicago.

Anson's skills are complemented by his fluency in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, enabling him to connect with a diverse range of students and audiences. Whether as a performer or educator, Anson remains dedicated to providing attentive and quality instruction, guiding students on their musical journey with passion and expertise.

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