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Yee Sik Wong
 

Dr. Yee Sik Wong

Yee Sik, a native of Hong Kong, China, began accompanying ballet classes in 2007 while she was pursuing her D.M.A. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Iowa. After graduating, she joined the Tulsa Ballet as a Company and Center for Dance Education pianist for five seasons. Yee Sik is thrilled to have joined the Kansas City Ballet as a pianist in June 2016.

 In 2012, Yee Sik was the pianist for the Tulsa Ballet’s production of Dracula, for which her playing was praised. She was also the piano soloist with the Tulsa Symphony for the Tulsa Ballet’s production of Lady of the Camellias in 2013. Tulsa World called her “the true musical hero of the evening.” 

Yee Sik has served as a dance accompanist at the Interlochen Arts Camp, the Dance Department of the University of Iowa, and the University of Iowa’s Youth Ballet. During her last year at the University of Iowa, she worked closely with international ballet mistress and choreographer Deanna Carter for the completion of her doctoral thesis entitled “The Art of Accompanying Classical Ballet Technique Classes.”

Yee Sik is also an active chamber musician and soloist, performed at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in 2009. Yee Sik holds a B.A. in Music from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a M.M. in Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music. She also holds a Licentiate Diploma in Piano Performance (LTCL) from Trinity College.

In April 2015, Yee Sik collaborated with international ballet mistress Stephanie Murrish, released 4 CDs for ballet technique classes entitled “Inside Ballet Studio.”


Biography updated Jan. 29, 2017


Available CD Titles by Yee Sik Wong

Order #
Title
Teacher
Format
IBS02C
Upper Level Technique Class Vol. 2 Stephanie Murrish CD
IBSLLC
Lower Level Technique Class
Stephanie Murrish CD

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