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Yin Yin Huang

Yin Yin Huang
artistic director
piano (chair), master classes

Born in Taiwan, Yin Yin Huang made her concert debut at age 16 with the Formosa Chamber Orchestra.

She received and taught college-level music courses in Taiwan before immigrating to the United States. Today, she is an international concert pianist who has collaborated and performed with renowned artists in Italy, Asia, Europe, the United States and Central America, including the world-known baritone Dr. William Warfield. She is an acclaimed master piano instructor, whose music foundation has participated in many philanthropic and community endeavors in the Southern California area, winning praise from numerous major media publications, including the: Pasadena Weekly, Pasadena Star-News and the Chinese Daily World.

Current positions
Artistic Director, Yin Yin Huang Music, Education Foundation

Her students graduated have received scholarships to such prestigious universities as Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Peabody Conservatory of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, New England Conservatory and the Royal Academy School of Music (London). Other alumni have gained admission to Ivy League and similar colleges.

Faculty member, California State University, Los Angeles



Experience
La Mirada Symphony, La Mirada, California, January 2011
Piano concerto soloist.

Shalom Concert, Pasadena, California, 2010

Formosa Chamber Orchestra, Love Taiwan Society Concert, Pasadena, California, November 2009
Piano concerto soloist.

Love Armenia Concert, Pasadena, California, 2008
Performed in duo with international concert pianist Vatche Mankerian.

Peace Through Music Concert, Pasadena, California, September 2008
Served as lead performer and key artistic coordinator for this nationally-known concert dedicated to ending violence and improving human relations, prompting one critic to write “from the moment she set her fingers to the keys, there was instant electricity.”

Costa Rica, August 2008
Performed solo piano recital.

Performed with the Harmonium Trio, on TV, Pasadena, California on three occasions, 2007-2008 and feature artist, MTNA, Music Teachers Associations, CAPMT Conference at San Francisco 2007.

Model of Unity Award, Pasadena, California, March 2008
Recipient of prestigious award from the Pasadena Human Relations Commission for charity concerts that raised $18,000 to benefit New Orleans musicians in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and $50,000 for the victims of the 2004 tsunami and others such as: Taiwan earthquake relief funds, Salvation Army, Red Cross. She has also been a pillar in her community in improving Human Relations as well as directing her prized students to actively be involved and serve the community with honor.

Named, “Women Of The Year City Of Alhambra, 2009”, by Congressman Adam Schiff.

Stars of Tomorrow concert, Arcadia, CA, October 2007
Producer of this ongoing series featuring international piano competition winners and national Chopin competition winners, as a benefit for music education.

International Chamber Music Festival, Positano, Italy, 2006
Performer and teacher for 6 years.

Guatemala City, Guatemala 2006
Her piano solo performance drew praise from renowned Central American opera star Luis Giron May, who wrote that her “extraordinary piano artistry will be remembered by our people in Guatemala for years to come.”

International Summer Festival, Vienna, 2002
Performed and assisted at international Leschetizky Society.

Chinese Independence celebration, Arizona, USA, 2001
Performed as solo piano guest artist.

International Chamber Music concert, Taiwan, 2000
Performed at faculty concert and conducted master class at Tainan Girls’ Technology College.

International Leschetizky Music Conservatory, Vienna, 1996
Served as guest artist and member of piano faculty.

Taiwan International Music Summer Festival, since 1988
Appeared with Polytimbre Ensemble as chamber musician and served as master teacher.



Education
California State University, Los Angeles
Master of Music degree

Taiwan Theological College
assistant professor,1978

California State University, Los Angeles
Faculty member,2001

University of Chinese Culture,Taipei
Bachelor of Arts degree

Pianist studies brought her in contact with Bernardo Segall (a pupil of Alexander Siloti, who studied under Franz Liszt), and also Paul Van Ness, Dr. Milton Stern, and Robert Ward.

Started musical training at age 8 with Lily Chou.



Also of Note
Has presented numerous workshops and master classes sponsored by the Music Teachers Association of California and has served as an adjudicator for the MTAC Scholarship Competition, Southern California Junior Bach Festival, Southwestern Youth Music Festival, the Inland Empire Competition, Contemporary Competition and the Young Artist Concerto Competition.

Listed in Who’s Who in American Teachers.
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