Tzuying Huang, a native of Taipei, Taiwan is the Clarinetist and Bass Clarinetist of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, where she was appointed in 2015 under the direction of music director David Robertson. Additionally, she assumes the role of Artistic Director for the Ariel Concert Series in St. Louis, Missouri. Prior to her tenure with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Huang held the position of Clarinet/Bass Clarinetist with the Kansas City Symphony.
Ms. Huang boasts a distinguished performance career, having collaborated with renowned orchestras such as the Cleveland Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She regularly collaborates with the Ariel Concert Series, Chamber Music Society of St. Louis, Chamber Projects St. Louis, and the Missouri Chamber Music Festival. In addition to her performance commitments, Ms. Huang is a dedicated educator with twenty years of teaching experience. Her instructional portfolio encompasses master classes in both Taiwan and North America. She also actively engages with the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra and the St. Louis Symphony Education and Community Program, where she imparts her expertise in music education to schools in the St. Louis area. Ms. Huang holds a Master of Music Degree and a Performance Diploma from The Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University-Bloomington. Her primary teachers include James Campbell, Joaquin Valdepeñas, Burt Hara, Nathan Williams, Wei-Ling Bill Chen, and Pei-Lin Lee. Moreover, Ms. Huang participated in summer music festivals, such as the Lakes Area Music Festival in Brainerd, Minnesota; the Britt Music Festival in Jacksonville, Oregon; the Colorado Music Festival; the Aspen Music Festival; the Tanglewood Music Festival; the Banff Music Festival; and the Young Artist Program at the National Arts Center in Ottawa, Canada. As a Buffet Crampon performing artist and D’Addario Woodwinds Artist, Ms. Huang exclusively plays on D’Addario Reserve Bass Clarinet reeds, Buffet Crampon clarinets, and bass clarinets.