Winnie Huang

Winnie Huang is a Chinese-Australian violinist currently based between Belgium and France. An active performer of new music, Winnie is a founding member and solo violinist of Paris based new music ensemble soundinitiative.

 

She continually works with young and established composers, such as Bernhard Lang, Philippe Manoury, Alexander Schubert, Jessie Marino, Mauro Lanza, Georges Aperghis, Raphael Cendo, Joanna Bailie and Peter Ablinger, and regularly performs with international ensembles such as Ensemble Linea, Lucilin Ensemble - Luxembourg, MAM (Germany), and Australian ensemble Argonaut. Winnie frequently performs at festivals such as Ars Musica, Musikfest Berlin, Manifeste, Klang Festival, Festival Royaumont, Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, Lucerne Festival, Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt, Ruhrtriennale, BIFEM, Brisbane Festival, among others.

 

An engaging teacher, Winnie has consistently taught in Australia, France and Belgium. She has frequently guest tutored at many major institutions including The Raffles Institution and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Singapore) and The Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University (Israel). She has guest lectured at Melbourne University and Monash University (Australia) and currently guest teaches at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp.

 

Winnie’s strong interest in the performance of musical-gestural pieces is explored frequently through collaborating with composers, developing highly gestural contemporary works, while academically, Winnie continues research in the field of musical-gestures and physical performance awareness through her post-graduate studies.