New York Philharmonic Concertmaster Frank Huang Residency
Frank Huang, concertmaster of New York Philharmonic, returns to UNLV for his second year residency. Masterclasses will be offered on Monday, March 27 (solo repertoire), Tuesday, March 28 (solo repertoire), and Wednesday, March 29 (chamber music) from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon).
Frank Huang joined the New York Philharmonic as concertmaster, The Charles E. Culpeper Chair, in September 2015. The first prize winner of the 2003 Walter W. Naumburg Foundation’s Violin Competition and the 2000 Hannover International Violin Competition, he has established a major career as a violin virtuoso. Since performing with the Houston Symphony in a nationally broadcast concert at the age of 11, he has appeared with orchestras throughout the world including The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony, NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of Hannover, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, and the Genoa Orchestra. He has also performed on NPR’s Performance Today, ABC’s Good Morning America, and CNN’s American Morning with Paula Zahn. He has performed at Wigmore Hall (in London), Salle Cortot (Paris), Kennedy Center (Washington, DC), and Herbst Theatre (San Francisco), as well as a second recital in Alice Tully Hall (New York), which featured the World Premiere of Donald Martino’s Sonata for Solo Violin. Following more than 25 additional solo appearances with the Orchestra in May 2022, he performs Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish, conducted by music director Jaap van Zweden.
All masterclasses are free and open to public.