Stephanie Tong was born in Taiwan and was a scholarship student on violin at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto, studying with Lorand Fenyves, and at McGill University in Montreal, under the tutilege of Denise Lupien. She switched to viola in 1997 and earned an M.M. degree from Northern Illinois University where she worked with the Vermeer Quartet. She has also studied with Li-Kuo Chang and Lisa Boyko.
Before coming to the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in 2000, Ms. Tong played in the Illinois Symphony, the Rockford Symphony, the Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra and the Louisville Orchestra. Married to ISO cellist Jian-Wen Tong, she enjoys playing piano, drawing, traveling and reading.
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