In the Media: Character in Brendan Slocumb’s Hit Novel Based on Rachel Vetter Huang, Los Angeles Times Notes

Portrait of Scripps College professor in music Rachel Vetter Huang playing the violin

The character of Janice in Brendan Slocumb’s hit mystery novel, The Violin Conspiracy, is based on Slocumb’s mentor, adjunct professor in music Rachel Vetter Huang, the Los Angeles Times notes. Huang, who has appeared as violin soloist with the Boston Pops and the Concord Symphony Orchestra, has also been honored by both the National Endowment of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Slocumb calls Huang “a life-saving force.”