Award-winning baritone, Howard Wong began vocal studies under Benjamin Luxon CBE whilst studying for his Bachelor and Master degrees at university. A scholarship then enabled him to pursue further studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he graduated with Distinction.
Since then, Opera, Oratorio and Recital appearances have taken him to The Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, The Royal Albert Hall, Wigmore Hall, Snape Maltings and other major venues throughout the UK, Europe, Middle East and the Far East.
Throughout his music career, Howard Wong was particularly noted for Artsongs and has performed music of this genre in all major English Music Festivals. In addition, he has adjudicated international competitions for organisations such as The Association of English Singers & Speakers and given numerous masterclasses for institutions such as Cambridge University.
Aside from singing, Howard has conducted a number of choirs and orchestras including a spell as Conductor of City of Canterbury Sinfonia and, as Chorusmaster and Assistant Conductor for the prestigious Chelsea Opera Group, where his predecessors included conducting giants such as Sir Roger Norrington, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Richard Hickox.
After over a decade as a full-time musician, Howard turned his energy to teaching academic music. He is currently the Head of Secondary Music at Jumeirah English Speaking School, Dubai, where he is determined to ensure every student is given the best opportunities to be enriched by the power of music.