39. Yi-Fang Huang 黃亦芳, Pianist/2014/10

Yi-Fang Huang 黃亦芳, Pianist

Pianist Yi-Fang Huang 黃亦芳, a native of Taiwan, received both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees at the Juilliard School as a pupil of Martin Canin, and Doctor of Musical Arts degree with Susan Starr at Rutgers University. As soloist, chamber music musician and collaborative pianist Ms. Huang has performed in venues including Walt Disney Concert Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Louvre Museum, Grenoble Museum and National Concert Hall in Taiwan. She performed at the OK Mozart festival, International Viola Congress, New York Philharmonic: Insights Series, Interlochen Viola Institute, Great Mountains Festival, Sarasota Music Festival, Bowdoin Summer Music Festival and Music Academy of the West, and has premiered works by contemporary composers Somei Sato, Stuart Smith, and Alessandro Solbiati.

In 2008 Ms. Huang was both guest lecturer and collaborative pianist at the International Viola Congress. She has worked with top prize winners in the William Primrose Viola Competition, Lionel Tertis Viola Competition, Munich Viola Competition and with musicians from the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Her radio credits include Radio France; WWFM 89.1, The Classical Network; and Public Radio Tulsa. She recorded the Loeffler Two Rhapsodies with New York Philharmonic principal violist Cynthia Phelps and associate principal oboist Sherry Sylar. She currently serves as faculty at the Juilliard School, Perlman Music Program, North American Viola Institute, and is the founder/faculty at NAVI Collaborative Piano Workshop. Also a devoted viola teacher, her mentors include Heidi Castleman and Steven Tenenbom.

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