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Chrissy Fong, a native of Skokie, Illinois and current resident of Howard Beach, New York, began studying the flute at the age of nine. She has performed in venues such as Alice Tully Hall, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Gibson Amphitheater (Universal City, CA), Hammerstein Ballroom, Merkin Hall, Orchestra Hall (Chicago, IL), Radio City Music Hall and Symphony Space. A seasoned orchestral performer, Ms. Fong currently is Principal Flute in the Astoria Symphony and plays piccolo in the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra. Other ensemble work includes performances with COSM (Principal Flute), New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra, New York Repertory Orchestra, New York Symphony Orchestra (Principal Flute), Prime Symphony Orchestra, Queens Philharmonia (Principal Flute), and Sebastian Chamber Players. Her formative education includes participation in the New York Youth Symphony (Principal Flute), Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Illinois Music Educators Association District and All-State Honor Bands.
In 1997, Ms. Fong was the winner of the All-American Music Festival Solo Competition. She has appeared as guest solo artist with the Astoria Symphony, the Baroque Consort of New York, the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, the California Music Festival Orchestra, the Niles North Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Niles North Symphonic Orchestra, the Brooklyn College Conservatory Wind Ensemble and the Brooklyn College Conservatory Orchestra. Ms. Fong is also the recipient of the Sherman van Solkema Prize in Music History, the Brooklyn College Conservatory Performance and Orchestra Awards, and the Dorothy & Morris Grosser Award for Excellence in Woodwind Performance.