HSIN-YUN HUANG (viola) has appeared as a soloist with the Berlin Radio Symphony, the Russian State Symphony, the Tokyo Philharmonic, the Bavarian Symphony Orchestra and the National Symphony of Taiwan, among others. She has collaborated with the Guarneri, Juilliard, Brentano and St. Lawrence quartets, and was the Borromeo Quartet's violist for six years. Chamber music engagements have taken Huang to festivals in Vancouver, Rome, Dresden, Stavanger (Norway) and Spoleto, Italy. Recent highlights include a concerto performance with the Naumburg Orchestra in Central Park and the premiere of Steven Mackey's Ground Swell
at the Aspen Music Festival. At age 17 she was the youngest-ever gold medalist at the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition. Other honors include top prize at the ARD Competition in Munich and Japan's Bunkamura Orchard Hall Award. Huang is on the faculty at The Juilliard School and the Mannes College of Music.