HYS Announces Randy Wong as President; Carol Tsang as Director of Finance
HAWAII YOUTH SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES RANDY WONG AS PRESIDENT
HYS Congratulates Upcoming Director of Finance, Carol Tsang
Hawaii Youth Symphony is proud to announce Randy Wong’s promotion from executive director to president of the nonprofit organization.
“An accomplished alumnus of Hawaii Youth Symphony, Randy Wong has demonstrated qualities such as strong leadership, passion for the arts and the courage to make music accessible for all young people in Hawaii and abroad,” said Board Chairman Richard Ing of Hawaii Youth Symphony. “I am confident in Randy’s abilities to lead HYS into its next chapter.”
Wong has served as Hawaii Youth Symphony’s executive director since 2012, during which the organization garnered Na Hoku Hanohano nominations, performed on NPR’s radio show “From the Top,” collaborated with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, and participated in a residency with the world-renowned violinist Midori. Committed to promoting the work of youth orchestras as essential musical, educational, and cultural assets, Wong is a board member of the League of American Orchestras’ Youth Orchestra Division and is an alumnus of the LAO Emerging Leaders Program. Prior to HYS, Wong directed professional development, grants and community partnerships for Music-in-Education National Consortium (MIENC) in Boston.
Hawaii Youth Symphony also congratulates Carol Tsang on her recent promotion from Finance Manager to Director of Finance. Tsang is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Hawaii and was an external auditor with Deloitte and Touche prior to joining HYS. She received her master’s in accounting from Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management and a B.A. in economics from Cornell University, where she was a member of the Cornell Symphony Orchestra as a violinist.