Helen Huang

Taiwanese-American pianist, Helen Huang, was first discovered by Maestro Kurt Masur upon winning the Young People’s Competition resulting in engagements with the New York Philharmonic and a recording contract with the Teldec record label.  Known for immaculate technique and eloquent sensitivity, Ms. Huang has enjoyed to date a multi-faceted career as a soloist and chamber music player and can claim years of experience with an impressive list of performances with such orchestras as the Cleveland Orchestra, the National Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Saint Louis Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Cincinnati Symphony, and the Montreal Symphony.  Abroad she has appeared with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, among others.  An avid chamber musician, Ms. Huang has participated in the Marlboro Music Festival as well as Ravinia Steans Institute.  Ms. Huang has several recordings available with Kurt Masur and the New York Philharmonic as well as newer releases available on the Delos and Naxos label.  Helen received the Arthur Rubinstein Prize upon graduating from the Juilliard School, where she was a student of Yoheved Kaplinsky.   She also received her Master’s degree from Yale, where she studied with Peter Frankl.  Helen currently teaches at the Juilliard Pre-College and resides in New Jersey with her husband and baby daughter.