Bradley Wong, clarinet
Bradley Wong is the director of the School of Music at Western Michigan University and clarinetist with the resident faculty ensemble the Western Wind Quintet. From 1983 until his administrative appointment in 2014, he served as the professor of clarinet and garnered international recognition as performer, teacher and clinician.
He has performed throughout the United States from New York to Alaska, including such halls as Carnegie Hall and the Library of Congress. International performances include Belgium, the Canary Islands, China, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, and Spain. The Clarinet describes his playing as “breathtaking…(with) a fine, liquid tone quality”. For 25 years he served as the principal clarinetist with the Southwest Michigan Symphony including six solo performances with that orchestra. He has also played with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, and the Canary Islands International Opera Festival Orchestra. Bradley Wong is a Yamaha performing artist.