I-Jung Huang
 
 

About me

Currently based in New York, Taiwanese violinist I-Jung Huang has performed widely across Europe, the United States, China and Taiwan. She believes music is a powerful, transcendent bridge to communicate with audiences. 

 
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Taiwanese violinist I-Jung Huang is a top prizewinner of the 2017 Ima Hogg Concerto Competition and the 2016 Hudson Valley String Competition; the Laureate of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition; a top prizewinner of the TSO “The Young Talent” competition; the Academy of Taiwan Strings Competition in Taiwan; and was the youngest musician selected at the Young Artist Taiwan Bank in 2011. She has appeared as a soloist with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Taiwan Philharmonic, and Taipei Symphony Orchestra.

I-Jung is actively organizing theme-based music projects in the United States, which bring out her creativity and passion for sharing music. During the 2013-2014 academic year, she joined the CPP (Community Partnership Program) at the New England Conservatory with the Gioviale Quartet. I-Jung’s recent project "TwoBows", a house concert fundraising project for non-profit organizations, received partial funding from the Juilliard Project Grants. She has participated in several summer festivals and has received full scholarships, including the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop, Ravinia Festival, the Four Seasons Winter Workshop, Kneisel Hall, and Taos School of Music, where she worked intensively with the members from the Guarneri Quartet, Borromeo Quartet, Shanghai Quartet, and Brentano Quartet. She has collaborated with Robert McDonald, Cynthia Phelps, Leila Josefowicz, Ronald Thomas, Peter Wiley, Merry Peckham, and Paul Biss. In addition, she has been invited to play with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, the New York Classical Players and the New Asia Chamber Music Society in New York City.

I-Jung received a full scholarship to pursue the Professional Studies Certificate degree for the Orchestral Program at Manhattan School of Music, studying with Glenn Dicterow and Lisa Kim. She is a graduate of New England Conservatory and The Juilliard School, where she studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein and Daniel Phillips. She was a grant recipient of The Juilliard Career Grant and has been awarded the 2018 Chimei Arts Awards and Young Artist “Music Star” award in Taiwan. Aside from her musical achievements, I-Jung is a passionate photographer.