The Peabody Post

Bin Huang named Associate Professor of Violin at the Eastman School of Music

Bin HuangBin Huang (BM ’93, Violin) has been named an Associate Professor of Violin at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. Huang first came to international attention at the age of 14, when she shared first prize with Maxim Vengerov in the Junior Wieniawski International Violin Competition, in Lublin, Poland. She went on to win both the Paganini International Violin and the Munich International Music Competitions and take top prizes in other prestigious world competitions, including the Tchaikovsky, Queen Elisabeth, Jacques Thibaud, Hanover, Dong-A, and Indianapolis international violin competitions, and the Prague Spring International Music Competition. At the age of four, Huang received a violin from her father and began her studies in her hometown of Changsha, China. She entered the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing at age nine. After graduation, she came to the United States and studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree. Read the full announcement here.

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