Vanessa Wang is a teenage Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer from Richmond Hill. Her music is thought-provoking and melodious, reflecting her passion for social justice and creative abilities for composition.
She performs in all of York Region’s cities and is an integral and active member. She was invited by the City of Richmond Hill to lead the anthem for the New Mayor and Council Inauguration. She has also lead the anthem and performed various original songs for the City of Richmond Hill’s Canada Day Celebrations, as well as the Town of East Gwillimbury’s Remembrance Day Ceremonies. Moreover, she was recently invited to perform alongside Former National Poet Laureate and Africadian Author George Elliot Clarke’s “Poetry and Song for Our Challenging Times” event after he heard her original song inspired by his narrative poem, “Whylah Falls”.
Vanessa uses her memorable music and performance abilities to inspire her community members, whether that is with various Members of (Provincial) Parliament’s community events, Portraits of Giving, Caribbean North Charities, Youth for Change, and beyond. In addition to being a dedicated member of her community, Vanessa is also a high-achieving student who recently won the district and regional OSSTF Student Achievement Awards for Media Category with her song “How Do You Keep It Together?”
Vanessa’s passion for music and social awareness makes her a promising young artist in Canada to look out for.