Hsin-Yun Huang

Hsin-Yun Huang has forged a career as one of the leading violists of her generation since winning the gold medal at the 1988 Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition. She has been soloist with the Berlin Radio Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic, Zagreb Soloists, and the London Sinfonia, among others; and performs regularly at festivals, including Marlboro, Spoleto, Rome, and Santa Fe. She was a member of the Borromeo String Quartet from 1994 to 2000.

Hsin-Yun actively commissions works for solo viola and chamber ensemble. Her 2012 recording, Viola Viola for Bridge Records, include commissions from Shih-Hui Chen and Steven Mackey, and works by E. Carter, P. Ruders, and G. Benjamin. Upcoming recording projects include the complete Solo Bach Violin Sonatas and Partitas on the Viola, to be released in 2017.

Hsin-Yun serves as viola faculty at The Curtis Institute of Music and the Juilliard School.