Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Henry Wong Doe has garnered top prizes, including two “Audience Favourite” prizes in the Rubinstein, Busoni and Sydney International Piano Competitions.
Performance highlights include venues such as Carnegie Hall, New York, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, Esplanade-Theaters on the Bay Singapore and the Sydney Opera House in Australia. He has been a featured artist at the Brussels Piano Festival (Belgium), Dame Myra Hess Memorial Festival (Chicago, USA) and Busoni International Piano Festival (Bolzano, Italy).
Performances with orchestra include the Pittsburgh Symphony, Israel Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony, Australian Chamber and Auckland Philharmonia Orchestras under the batons of Christopher Hogwood, Mendi Rodan, Edward Tchivzel, Michael Christie and Marko Letonja.
Henry has released four commercial recordings on the Trust, Rattle and Klavier labels. His most recent recording Pictures (Rattle Records) was released in August 2017 and features the newly commissioned work “a zigzagged gaze” by Eve de Castro-Robinson. Pictures was named by the New Zealand Herald as one of the top 10 classical records for 2017. Henry has received two Arts Grants Awards from Creative NZ (2010 and 2016) to fund his recordings.
Henry Wong Doe studied at the University of Auckland and Indiana University Bloomington (USA), before earning a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Juilliard School in New York. His teachers have included Susan Smith-Gaddis, Bryan Sayer, Evelyne Brancart, Leonard Hokanson and Joseph Kalichstein He is currently Associate Professor of Piano and Keyboard Area Chair at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.