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About Steven Wong

Steven Wong
Steven Wong
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Latham, NY
Speaks: English
Instructs: Banjo, Guitar, Ukulele
Education: SUNY Fredonia - B.Mus - Music Performance (Classical Guitar) SUNY Fredonia - B.S. - Sound Recording Technology
Performance Experience: Philadelphia National Guitar Competition - semi-finalist - 2016, 2017 Fredonia Guitar Quartet - 2017, 2018
Teaching Experience: Private guitar lessons - 8 years
Teaching Philosophy: I believe in teaching my students the tools to teach themselves. My goal is to create well-educated and independent musicians. The skills that my students develop during our lessons lead them to have an appreciation and love for music that will keep them playing for the rest of their lives.

Get to know Steven Wong

Steven Wong is a guitarist and teacher based in Schenectady, NY. While living in Buffalo, NY, he studied with many of the region's most prominant teachers, including James Piorkowski, Evan Drummond, Mir Ali and more.

Steven has been playing guitar since age 11 and he began teaching at the age of 16. He graduated from SUNY Fredonia in 2018 with degrees in Classical Guitar Performance and Sound Recording Technology. During this time, he studied under renowned guitarist, composer and educator James Piorkowski and he was a member of the Fredonia Guitar Quartet. Steven has also performed in master classes with Leo Brouwer, Ana Vidovic, Paul Galbraith, Duo Scarlatti and many more. During his college years, Steven was also chosen to participate in several national and international competitions including the Philadelphia Guitar Competition and the Montreal International Gutiar Competition.

While Steven considers the classical style his specialty, he also has a breadth of experience teaching blues, rock, folk, R&B and pop music. He teaches electric guitar, steel string acoustic, ukulele, banjo and bass.

Steven Wong teaches at:
579 Troy Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY 12110
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