Rachel Vetter Huang

Adjunct Professor in Music

Department: Music
Office Address: Performing Arts Center 209
Office Phone: (909) 607-1879
Personal Website:
Rachel Vetter Huang

Academic History

  • A.B. Radcliffe College, Harvard University
  • M.M., D.M.A. State University of New York at Stony Brook

Areas of Expertise



Dr. Rachel Vetter Huang holds the rare distinction of being honored by both the National Endowment of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She has received NEA grants towards production of chamber music festivals in New York and Colorado, and has enjoyed the privilege of being chosen to participate in an NEH Summer Seminar, the 1989 ""JAZZ: A Comparative View"" at Yale University, directed by John Szwed. Dr. Huang has been invited to make presentations on the topic of violin-piano duo repertoire as the chamber music at state and national conventions of the Music Teachers National Association and the College Music Society. She was selected through international tape auditions to be a featured performer at the 1994 World Conference of the International Society for Music Education. She has concertized extensively on both coasts and in the Far East, from Merkin Hall of the Abraham Goodman House in New York City to Washington D.C.'s Coolidge Auditorium in the Library of Congress to Beijing Central Conservatory Hall.

Violinist Rachel Huang has appeared as soloist with the Boston Pops, the Concord Symphony Orchestra and others. She has participated as an American representative in the Respighi Festival in Citta de Castello, Italy and on scholarships to the Aspen and Tanglewood Music Festivals. She has been featured on radio broadcasts from WQXR-FM in New York, WGBH-FM in Boston and on both South and North Carolina public television and radio networks. Her teachers include Dorothy DeLay, Robert Koff and the late Ivan Galamian. Dr. Huang holds degrees from Harvard University and the State University of New York Stony Brook. She formerly served as violin professor for Converse College and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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