Tong is a 13 year old, 8th grader at the Oneonta Middle school, NY. She started learning violin when she was 6. Her teacher, Ms. Marie Tucker is a violin professor at the music department of SUNY Oneonta. Tong has held an interest in Baroque music ever since and Bach is one of her favorite composers to play. Tong is also a talented writer, and painter. Her poems have been published by the American Poetry library and Trailblazers magazine while her online novel has gained over 40 thousand enthusiastic readers around the world.
You can find Tong’s 2023 Baroque Music Competition violin performance here.