Artistic Director, Daniel Suk
Recognized for her virtuosic technique and superb artistry, violinist Xika Huang has performed on four continents in major concert venues. Since her solo debut at the age of seven, Xika has performed with members of the New York Philharmonic under the leadership of Maestro Lorin Maazel at the Shanghai Grand Theatre. She has also appeared live on the prestigious Chinese New Year Concert hosted by China Central TV in Beijing and soloed with the China National Symphony Orchestra, Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra, Xiamen Young Artist Orchestra, and the American Artist Conducting Orchestra.
Additionally, she was chosen as one the participants for the International Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, Belgium in 2015. Ms. Huang has served as concertmaster of the USC Thornton Symphony and the Shanghai Conservatory Youth Symphony.
Xika Huang is the winner of the National Violin Competition of China, the Young Artist National Competition in Fujian, and the Bo De Chamber Competition in Shanghai, China. She has also won top prizes in the Long Beach International Music Festival Competition, Mu Phi Epsilon Loeb/Louviere International Music Competition, and was chosen as the semi finalist for the Menuhin International violin competition in Beijing, 2012.
Ms. Huang has participated in a number of Festival programs. She performed as a full scholarship scholar in the Holland International Music Sessions in 2013. She was a New Horizons Fellow in the Aspen Festival between 2010-2013. In 2007, she participated in the Goslar Music Festival in Hannover, Germany at the invitation of the renowned Hatto Beyerle. She was also in a music exchange program for distinguished young musicians in Australia.
Xika Huang received her professional education at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles in the studio of Robert Lipsett, the Jascha Heifetz Distinguished Chair pedagogue (2008-2014). Prior to that, she was a student at the Music High School affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music (2001-2008). She has performed in the master classes of distinguished artist/teachers Midori, Hatto Beyerle, Gary Graffman, Elizabeth Pitcairn, Gil Shaham, the Tokyo String Quartet and the Ébène String Quartet.
Currently, Ms. Huang is a recipient of the USC merit scholarship in the prestigious USC Thornton Doctor of Music Art program, studying in the studio of the esteemed Professor Glenn Dicterow, the Robert Mann Chair in Strings and Chamber Music at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, and former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic.
DREAM ORCHESTRA presents the greatest symphonic music
Dvorak Symphony No. 9 "From The New World"
Tchaikovsky "Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture"
Camille Saint-Saëns "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Dream Orchestra is bringing the best of Symphonic music to the Broad Stage, Santa Monica. Featuring violinist Xika Huang.
Tchaikovsky "Romeo and Juliet Fantasy" (20min.)
Camille Saint-Saëns "Rondao Capriccioso" (10min.)
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op. 95 (45min.)
Daniel Suk, Conductor
Xika Huang, Violin
SATURDAY, JULY 16TH 2016 AT 8 PM
BROAD STAGE, SANTA MONICA
1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA 9040