About

Yin Yin Huang, Artist

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Yin Yin Huang is an international concert pianist and dedicated music teacher. She formerly studied under Bernardo Segall (a pupil of Alexander Siloti, who had studied under Franz Liszt). She dedicates her life work to uplifting the community through music and inspires her students to do the same. She is the 2009 Alhambra Woman of the Year and Artistic Director of the Acevedo Foundation, a nonprofit music service organization. Born in Taiwan, Yin Yin Huang began her piano lessons at the age of 8. and made her concert debut at the age of sixteen with the Chinese Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and soon thereafter with the Formosa Chamber Orchestra. She received her BA from the University of Culture in Taipei and was Assistant Professor at Taiwan Theological College. After migrating to the United States, she received her master's degree from California State University of Los Angeles. Ms. Huang has collaborated and performed with renowned artists in Italy, Asia, Europe, United States and Central America, including Lang Lang and Baritone Dr. William Warfield.

Over the past 25 years, she has inspired hundreds of students to excel not only in music, but also in giving back to their communities and helping those in need (see SGV Tribune: in Yin Huang teaches music and life lessons)

Humanitarian

Yin Yin is especially proud of the humanitarian efforts of her students. SGV Tribune notes:

"They raised $14,000 for students who lost their instruments after Hurricane Katrina. We had a benefit concert in Arcadia. We also raised $8,000 to help have a church built after the tsunaimi in 2004."

Notable Performances

Acclaim

Pasadena Weekly News, 2008 Love Armenia Concert
Ms. Huang's performance in September 2008 "Peace Through Music" garnered praise from several critics, who wrote:

From the moment Huang set her fingers to the keys, there was instant electricity.

Guatemalan Opera Star, Luis Giron May

Yin Yin Huang performed de Falla and Ginestera with such passion and exuberance that her extraordinary piano artistry will be remembered by our people in Guatemala for years to come - Solo Recital in Guatemala City

Pasadena Weekly, 7/13/16
Adventures in a Dreamland for Musicians, 7/13/2016

This is the core of Acevedo’s impeccable teaching: firm, yet encouraging, going beyond basic technique and teaching her students to understand and physically express music. And Acevedo practices what she preaches — her musical knowledge, talent and stage presence have gained her international recognition and accolades.

Adventures in a Dreamland for Musicians, 7/13/2016

This is the core of Acevedo’s impeccable teaching: firm, yet encouraging, going beyond basic technique and teaching her students to understand and physically express music. And Acevedo practices what she preaches — her musical knowledge, talent and stage presence have gained her international recognition and accolades.