Prof. June Huang

June Huang
Titles and Organizations

Director of STRINGS, Assistant Professor, VIOLIN, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-6271
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Music/Theater Building
Room 2031


Prof. June Huang is the Director of Strings and Assistant Professor of Violin at the Dewberry School of Music. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in applied violin, chamber music, and string pedagogy. Prof. Huang has a Master of Arts in music from the University of California at Santa Barbara where she was a member of the Young Artist String Quartet. She earned a Bachelor of Music in performance from the Oberlin Conservatory and attended the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music as an undergraduate. She studied at the Meadowmount School of Music, Aspen Music Festival, Banff Centre for the Arts, Round Top Festival Institute, and Kneisel Hall. Her primary teachers include Stephen Clapp and Ronald Copes.

Prof. Huang has performed with the National Philharmonic, Harrisburg Symphony, Richmond Symphony, Wolf Trap Orchestra, Washington Ballet Orchestra, Bach Choir of Bethlehem, and Amadeus Orchestra. She is a frequent collaborator and has appeared with chamber ensembles at the Kennedy Center, Staunton Music Festival, Red Lodge Music Festival, Virginia Virtuosi, and Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia. She is a former member of the Cascade String Quartet. A specialist on the baroque violin, Ms. Huang has played and recorded with Opera Lafayette, Four Nations, Bach Sinfonia, Modern Musick, REBEL Baroque Orchestra, and Vivaldi Project. Leadership positions have included concertmaster of the Washington Bach Consort and the Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra.

Prof. Huang is certified by the Suzuki Association of the America and is a member of the initial cohort of Communicating Honor for Diversity. She grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and was part of the first generation of students in the United States to learn the Suzuki Method. As director of the Suzuki department at the Levine School of Music, she received a grant to study violin pedagogy with Dr. Suzuki in Matsumoto, Japan. Prof. Huang was the Founder and Director of the Levine String Camp and Strings Plus, summer programs that flourished for 27 seasons. She is currently Director of the Mason Strings Camp and Co-Director of the Mason High School String Intensive.

Prof. Huang is a member of the Editorial Committee of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA). She is an active presenter and clinician for ASTA, Midwest Clinic, Music Teachers National Association, and Virginia Music Educators Association. Recent presentations include The Quietude: Developing Communication Skills Via Chamber Music; Teaching Sight-reading Skills; Reading Session on Music by Underrepresented Composers; and Make It Practicable: Teaching Advanced Techniques for the Upper Strings in the Orchestra Classroom. Her article, What’s in Your Glinda Bubble? Finding Peace in Performing, was published in the August 2021 issue of the American String Teachers Journal. Prof. Huang is a 2023 recipient of the Purks Faculty Enrichment Grant and received a Commendation for Engaged Teaching from the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning.


  • MA, Music, University of California at Santa Barbara
  • BM, Performance, Oberlin Conservatory
  • Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Dispute Resolution, George Mason University