Roddy Chong

Roddy Chong's Biography

Whether it is the brilliance of his showmanship, or the unrestrained energy that he brings to the stage, Roddy Chong makes every performance an unforgettable masterpiece. Without a doubt, every time Roddy steps off the stage, he turns audience members into fans by leaving them with passionate melodies and a realization that all things are possible.

Roddy is a remarkably accomplished Asian American violinist and keynote speaker known for his high-energy performances with many of the music industry's most recognized acts. He is considered to be one of the world’s premier violinists, and has been a Yamaha Artist for nearly two decades. For a season, Roddy toured with Shania Twain and Celine Dion at the same time. He has performed for audiences around the world including the President of the United States, the Queen of England, the Pope, Oprah, and countless other notable figures. Roddy performed for a record-breaking audience of two million people at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate with Trans-Siberian Orchestra, serving as TSO's "String Master".

Organizations looking to find new ways to motivate stifled conference attendees have found Roddy to be a virtuosic speaker as a well as a "shock and awe" violinist. By intertwining artistic abilities, creativity, and a passionate attitude with intellect, Roddy teaches on how to perform more effectively, and has crystallized a speaking experience that has never been witnessed before.

His musical touring and guest spot credentials include Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Shania Twain, Celine Dion, Kevin Costner & Modern West, Gary Sinise & Lt. Dan Band, Lonestar, SHeDAISY, Jars of Clay, Kelly Clarkson, Elton John, Brian McKnight, and for King & Country.

Roddy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunications and African American studies from Indiana University. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Roddy Chong's Gear
Roddy Chong

Gear List

EV-204 EV-205