Kevin Wong is a composer/lyricist/violinist based out of Toronto.
After an upbringing rife with music and lasagna, Kevin went to school to become a dentist and then became a lawyer instead. He spent 3 years practicing law and moonlighting as a freelance musician and singer-songwriting performing his own songs before leaving law to write musical theatre full time in July, 2013.
Kevin’s first complete musical work, a song cycle entitled Recurring John, debuted in a first concert reading as part of the 2014 SummerWorks festival in the Musical Works in Concert lineup on August 10, 2014 to positive reviews and audience response.Recurring John receives its world premiere in July 2015 as part of the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival.
In December, Kevin participated in the matching phase of Acting Up Stage Company’s 2015 NoteWorthy program.
He is currently working on two pieces: music for a book musical titled Highrising, with playwright/lyricist Matthew Milo Sergi and lyrics & music a to-be-announced musical.
Kevin is terrible at team sports. Just terrible.