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I-Ting Huang, DMA

Applied Faculty, Viola
Coach, Chamber Ensembles

A native of Taiwan, I-Ting Huang is the top winner of all instrumental concerto competition at the Taipei National University of the Arts, second prize of National Taiwan Viola, first prize of Chamber Music Competitions, and the winner of Chamber Music Competition at Mannes College of Music, performing with Orion String Quartet for Mozart 250 Anniversary of Birth Chamber Music Concert in New York.

As an active chamber and orchestral musician, she has performed on many acclaimed international stages, namely Carnegie, Alice Tully, Merkin, Ukrainian Institute of America in New York, Konzerthaus-Berlin, Smetana Hall, Rachmaninoff Hall of Moscow, and a series of chamber music concerts in Merkin Concert Hall, New York. She has also been invited to collaborate with Benny Kim, Nina Beilina and among others in chamber music concerts. I-Ting began her piano education around age 2 and half, and performed her piano solo debut in Taipei Memorial Hall at age 12. Due to her beloved piano teacher passed away suddenly, she aimed to devote herself to music and chose viola as a performance major at age 17. Year later she succeeded the viola audition in New England Conservatory but determined to study in Taipei National University of the Arts for bachelor degree, under the tutelage of King-Fung Leung, the first associate concertmaster in Hong Kong Philharmonic. As a scholarship recipient and sponsored by LCU Foundation, I-Ting followed with renowned violist Hsin- Yun Huang for Master of Music and PSD degree, and earned DMA in UMKC conservatory in 2013, under the tutelage of Scott Lee and Benny Kim. Her participations in prestigious music festivals include Schleswig-Holstein, Prague Spring Opening, Pacific Music Festival Japan, Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Moscow Conservatory Summer and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center - David Finckel and Wu Han Chamber Music Program. During the 2004- 2005 seasons, I-Ting frequently appeared in New World Symphony in Miami (under Michael Tilson Thomas) and served as an associate principal in Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (Germany) under Christoph Eschenbach, Sir Neville Marriner, Kurt Masur, and Heinrich Schiff.

I-Ting has presented in solo master classes given by Nubuko Imai, Paul Neubauer, Bruno Giurana, Lawrence Dutton, Roberto Diaz, Donald McInnes and her chamber groups have been coached by Borromeo, Miro, Emerson, and Juilliard String Quartets. Currently she resides in Pasadena with her husband and has been as a viola faculty in California Baptist University – School of Music since 2016.