Project Description

Jin Wong

The Cougar Musician of the Week is junior Jin Wong who is a member of the first violin section of the Southview Chamber Orchestra. Jin has been playing violin for the past seven years and currently studies with Yang Kun Song. He also performs with the Great Toledo International Youth Orchestra and was the 2nd Violin section leader last season. In addition, Jin was accepted into the OMEA District 1 Honors Orchestra in both 2017 and 2019. Director Megan Fitzpatrick adds that, “Jin is an extremely talented young man. I can count on him to perform our demanding literature with accuracy and quality style.” Outside of orchestra, Jin also participates in Mock Trial and is a Science Olympiad captain. He is also a coordinator for a non-profit called CovEducation which connects students across the U.S for free academic tutoring with college mentors. Jin is also co-spearheading a project called “String to String” which will provide virtual violin, viola, cello, and bass lessons to young musicians. In addition, Jin currently holds a 4.5 GPA. Congratulations Jin!