Director of Strings | Violin
Term Assistant Professor of Music
- Director of Strings
- Applied Violin
- String Pedagogy
- Chamber Music
- B.M. Violin Performance, Oberlin Conservatory
- M.A. Violin Performance, University of California
Prof. June Huang will be serving as Mason’s Director of Strings, a new full time applied faculty position, effective August 2017. She served as an adjunct violin faculty member in Mason’s School of Music since August 2015. Prof. Huang holds a Masters of Arts in Violin Performance 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 Violin Performance from Oberlin Conservatory and attended the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music as an undergraduate. Prof. Huang studied at the Meadowmount School of Music, Aspen Music Festival, Banff Centre for the Arts, and Kneisel Hall. Her primary teachers include Jens Ellerman, Stephen Clapp, Ronald Copes, and Marilyn McDonald.
An active performer in the Washington, DC area, she has performed with the National Philharmonic, Harrisburg Symphony, Richmond Symphony, Wolf Trap Orchestra, Washington Ballet Orchestra, and Amadeus Orchestra. She is a frequent chamber music collaborator and has appeared in concerts with the Staunton Music Festival, Red Lodge Music Festival, Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, and Virginia Virtuosi. A specialist on the baroque violin, Ms. Huang plays and records with Opera Lafayette, Four Nations, REBEL Baroque Orchestra and Mannheim Rocket. Leadership positions have included concertmaster of the Washington Bach Consort and the National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra.
Prof. Huang is a passionate teacher and has a strong interest in furthering the field of violin pedagogy. She is a guest clinician at many camps, schools, workshops and clinics. A teacher certified by the Suzuki Association of the Americas and a recipient of a research grant from the Levine School of Music, she visited Matsumoto and studied violin pedagogy with Dr. Suzuki. Prof. Huang is a faculty member of the Blue Ridge Suzuki Camp and is the Founder and Director of String Camp/Strings Plus at Levine Music in Washington DC, now celebrating its 26th season.
Contact Prof. June Huang: email@example.com