Judy Huang

As the Grand Prize winner of the 2004 Carmel Music Society Competition, Dr. Judy Huang has brought sensitivity, depth, and richness to her music through her versatility, lyricism, and technique. From her New York debut in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 2006, and each appearance since, she has received great acclaim.

Dr. Huang has performed in concerts and given recitals around the world, from Taiwan, to the United States and Europe. As a soloist, she has performed with such orchestras as the Marina Del Rey-Westchester Symphony, Peninsula Symphony, Ventura Symphony, Redlands Symphony, Riverside Symphony, Concordia Orchestra, Crossroads Chamber Orchestra, UCLA Philharmonia, and Palermo Orchestra (Italy).

As a chamber musician, she was a member of the Pro Arte Trio, which performed in the Young Artist Peninsula Music Festival and was featured in live performances on KUSC 91.5 FM. The trio was awarded first prizes in both the Chamber Music Society of Monterey Peninsula Competition and the Music Teacher Association of California Chamber Music Competition. Sharing her passion for chamber music, she is dedicated to community outreach programs and has collaborated with members of Pacific Symphony and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

Dr. Huang received her BA, MM, and DMA degrees from UCLA. Her principal teachers were Robert Turner, Ming Qiang Li, Aube Tzerko, and Vitaly Margulis. She has taught at UCLA, Los Angeles Valley College, International Institute for Young Musicians and Orange County School of the Arts. Currently, she serves on the faculty at Chamber Music OC, Concordia University Summer Piano Music Festival and Junior Chamber Music.

Dr. Huang has served as adjudicator in the CAPMT competitions, MTAC branch festivals, MTAC scholarship competitions, Southern Junior Bach Festival, SYMF, Satori Piano Competitions, Japan Musicians Association of California (JMAC), International Association of Professional Music Teacher (IAPMT). Most recently, she was appointed as the State Chair of the MTNA National Student Competitions and the MTAC Piano Concerto/Solo Competitions.

A dedicated teacher, Dr. Huang’s students have won top prizes at numerous international, national, and local competitions Her students have been accepted at conservatories and universities such as Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Cornell, Brown, Eastman School of Music, New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, USC, UCLA, Carnegie Mellon University, and Georgetown University.

In 2023, she was inducted into the Steinway & Sons Music Teacher of Fame in New York, a prestigious designation recognizing the work of North America’s most committed and passionate educators.