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Time:

Tuesday
December, 20, 2022
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Location:

W186

Clinician(s)

June Huang

June Huang

jhuang15@gmu.edu

Make It Practicable: Teaching Advanced Techniques for the Upper Strings in the Orchestra Classroom

Clinic Synopsis:

Students and teachers often find themselves ‘stuck’ and unable to move beyond fundamental technical skills in the classroom. The session will provide strategies to overcome this barrier and address problems and habits that may be at the root of this common issue.

June Huang - Biographical Information

June Huang is Director of Strings and Assistant Professor of Violin at the Dewberry School of Music at George Mason University. She holds a M.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a B.M. from Oberlin Conservatory. Ms. Huang also studied at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Meadowmount School of Music, Aspen Music Festival, Banff Centre for the Arts, Music Festival at Round Top, and Kneisel Hall. She has appeared with the National Philharmonic, Harrisburg Symphony, Wolf Trap Orchestra, Washington Ballet Orchestra, Staunton Music Festival, Red Lodge Music Festival, Virginia Virtuosi, and Cascade String Quartet. Ms. Huang has played and recorded on baroque violin 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 grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and was part of the first generation of Suzuki violinists in the United States. As chair of the Suzuki department at the Levine School of Music in Washington D.C., she received a grant to study with Shinichi Suzuki in Matsumoto, Japan. Ms. Huang is a member of the Suzuki Association of the America’s cohort, Communicating Honor through Diversity, and the American String Teachers Association’s editorial board. Pursuing a master’s certificate in Contemporary Dispute Resolution through the Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Ms. Huang’s current research explores the intersection of music and conflict.

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