Wheaton College, BM, Music Performance
2020 DCASE Individual Artists Program Grant recipient
1st place winner of the 852 Freedom Campaign Battle of the Bands Competition
Grace is a local teacher and singer-songwriter who believes music and the arts should be accessible to all. She graduated from the Wheaton College Conservatory with a piano performance degree and since then has released a Baroque pop EP “As I Am”, other singles, and a few music videos under her artist name Suri Wong. She enjoys storytelling through music about her own health journey and other justice issues.
Maurice Ravel’s 2nd Movement of Le Tombeau de Couperin, the Fugue, never fails to strike my heart. I’d say Angel Eyes sung by Ella Fitzgerald moves me all the time.
“Merit provides high quality music education to people of all backgrounds around the Chicago area.”