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, Esplande-Theatres on the Bay Singapore and the Sydney Opera House in Australia. Highlights of the 2016-17 season include debut performances in China (Shenyang Conservatory), London (St-Martin-in the Fields) and a performance in New York at the Music on Madison series.
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, Edvard Tchivzel, Michael Christie and Marko Letonja.
Henry has released three commercial recordings on the Rattle, Klavier and Trust labels. His latest disc Landscape Preludes (Rattle Records, RAT-D046) was critically acclaimed both in New Zealand (New Zealand Herald) and the United States (Classics Today magazine). His next release on Rattle Records will include Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition and a newly commissioned work by New Zealand composer Eve de Castro-Robinson. Henry received an Arts Grant from Creative NZ (Arts Council of New Zealand) to complete this project, which will be released in November 2017.
Henry Wong Doe studied at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and Indiana University Bloomington (USA) before earning a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Juilliard School in New York. His teachers have included Evelyne Brancart, Leonard Hokanson and Joseph Kalichstein. Henry is currently Associate Professor of Piano and Keyboard Area Chair at Indiana University of Pennnsylvania. He is currently on sabbatical leave from his teaching duties at IUP.