Prof. June Huang is the Director of Strings and Assistant Professor of Violin at the Reva and Sid Dewberry School of Music at George Mason University. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in applied violin, chamber music, and string pedagogy. Prof. Huang has a Master of Arts in music from the University of California at Santa Barbara where she was a member of the Young Artist String Quartet. She earned a Bachelor of Music in performance from the Oberlin Conservatory and attended the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music as an undergraduate. She studied at the Meadowmount School of Music, Aspen Music Festival, Banff Centre for the Arts, Round Top Festival Institute, and Kneisel Hall. Her primary teachers include Stephen Clapp and Ronald Copes.

Prof. Huang has performed with the National Philharmonic, Harrisburg Symphony, Richmond Symphony, Wolf Trap Orchestra, Washington Ballet Orchestra, Bach Choir of Bethlehem, and Amadeus Orchestra. She is a frequent collaborator and has appeared with chamber ensembles at the Kennedy Center, Staunton Music Festival, Red Lodge Music Festival, Virginia Virtuosi, and Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia. She is a former member of the Cascade String Quartet. A specialist on the baroque violin, Ms. Huang has played and recorded with Opera Lafayette, Four Nations, Bach Sinfonia, Modern Musick, REBEL Baroque Orchestra, and Vivaldi Project. Leadership positions have included concertmaster of the Washington Bach Consort and the Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra.

Prof. Huang is certified by the Suzuki Association of the America and was a member of the initial cohort of Communicating Honor for Diversity. She grew up in Louisville, Kentucky and was part of the first generation of students in the United States to learn through the Suzuki Method. As director of the Suzuki department at the Levine School of Music, she received a grant to study violin pedagogy with Dr. Suzuki in Matsumoto, Japan. Prof. Huang was the Founder and Director of the Levine String Camp and Strings Plus, summer programs that flourished for 27 seasons. She currently serves as Co-Director of the Mason Strings Camp.

Prof. Huang is a member of the Editorial Committee of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA). She has presented lectures and clinics for ASTA, the Midwest Clinic, the Music Teachers National Association, the Virginia Music Educators Association, and the Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida. Recent presentation topics include The Quietude: Developing Communication Skills Via Chamber Music; Teaching Sight-reading Skills; Reading Session on Music by Underrepresented Composers; and Make It Practicable: Teaching Advanced Techniques for the Upper Strings in the Orchestra Classroom. Her article, What’s in Your Glinda Bubble? Finding Peace in Performing, was published in the August 2021 issue of the American String Teachers Journal. Prof. Huang is a 2023 recipient of the Purks Faculty Enrichment Grant and received a Commendation for Engaged Teaching from the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning. In 2023, she completed a Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Dispute Resolution through the Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. Her continuing study of the connection between citizenship and musicianship led to the creation of The Spheres Project, a collaborative ensemble that brings faculty, students, and community members together.