Private Instructor, clarinet
Ms. Huang received a bachelor's degree with honors from Boston University in Clarinet Performance and Music Education and earned a Graduate Performance Diploma from The Boston Conservatory. She has studied with Julie Vaverka and Tom Martin of the Boston Symphony, and Chris Wolfe of the Baltimore Symphony, and has performed in master classes for Larry Combs and John Bruce Yeh of the Chicago Symphony, Mitchell Lurie, and George Silfies of the St. Louis Symphony. She currently teaches at the Baltimore School for the Arts, and the Notre Dame of Maryland University.
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Edna Huang is an active freelance musician and is Principal Clarinet of the Mid-Atlantic Symphony. She currently can be seen performing with orchestras such as the National Philharmonic at Strathmore, Washington Concert Opera, Annapolis Symphony, Cathedral Choral Society, Maryland Symphony, Alexandria Symphony, Concert Artists of Baltimore, Annapolis Opera, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Fairfax Symphony, and South Florida Symphony (formerly known as Key West Symphony). She has performed with Choral Arts Society, Soulful Symphony at the Meyerhoff, New Hampshire Symphony, Boston Chamber Ensemble, Hingham Symphony (MA), Wellesley Symphony (MA), and was the bass clarinetist of the former Baltimore Opera Company and Principal Clarinetist of the former Opera Vivente.
Prior to her return to the Baltimore/Washington area in 2001, Ms. Huang was Assistant Principal, Second, & Auxiliary Clarinet in the Monterrey Symphony (OSUANL), in Monterrey, Mexico. She was also Principal Clarinet of the Monterrey Chamber Orchestra, and Second Clarinet in the Opera Orchestra. During her time in Mexico, she performed with the Beethoven Wind Quintet and was the professor of clarinet at the University of Nuevo Leon.