June Huang is the Director of Strings and Assistant Professor of Violin at George Mason University. Ms. Huang holds a Master of Arts in Violin Performance from the University of California at Santa Barbara where she was a member of the Young Artist String Quartet. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Oberlin Conservatory and attended the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music as an undergraduate. Prof. Huang studied at the Meadowmount School of Music, Aspen Music Festival, Banff Centre for the Arts, Music Festival at Round Top, and Kneisel Hall. Her primary teachers include Jens Ellerman, Stephen Clapp, Ronald Copes, and Marilyn McDonald.
An active performer in the Washington, DC area, she has performed with the National Philharmonic, Harrisburg Symphony, Richmond Symphony, Wolf Trap Orchestra, Washington Ballet Orchestra, and Amadeus Orchestra. She is a frequent chamber music collaborator and has appeared at the Staunton Music Festival, Red Lodge Music Festival, Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia, and Virginia Virtuosi. A specialist on the baroque violin, Prof. Huang has played and recorded with Opera Lafayette, Four Nations, Bach Sinfonia, and REBEL Baroque Orchestra. Leadership positions have included concertmaster of the Washington Bach Consort and the National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra.
Ms. Huang’s passion for furthering the field of violin pedagogy led to the development of new degree programs at GMU. She is a guest clinician and lecturer at many camps, schools, workshops and clinics. She is certified by the Suzuki Association of the Americas and has received research grants from the Levine School of Music and the Music Teachers National Association. She currently serves as a member of the American String Teachers Association editorial board. Prof. Huang is a faculty member of the Blue Ridge Suzuki Camp and was the Founder and Director of String Camp/Strings Plus at Levine Music in Washington DC, a summer program that celebrated 27 seasons.