Pianist Kuang-Hao Huang performs throughout the United States as well as in Europe and Asia. Mr. Huang is most often heard collaborating with Chicago's finest musicians, from instrumentalists of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to singers with the Lyric Opera. He has performed with the Avalon, Euclid, Spektral and Vermeer String Quartets and has been a guest of the Chicago Chamber Musicians. Mr. Huang can be heard in recordings on the Aucourant, Cedille, Innova and Naxos labels.
An advocate of new music, Mr. Huang gave the world premiere performances of works by Louis Andriessen and Chen Yi at Weill Hall as part of Carnegie Hall’s Millennium Piano Book Project. He has also premiered numerous ensemble works, including pieces by Laurie Altman, Mason Bates, Jacob Bancks, Kyong Mee Choi, Stacy Garrop, Geoffrey Gordon, John Harbison, Daniel Kellogg, James Matheson, Shulamit Ran and Laura Schwendinger. Mr. Huang is a member of Fulcrum Point New Music Project and has appeared on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW series.
A dedicated teacher, Mr. Huang serves on the faculties of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and Concordia University-Chicago. He has also taught at the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University.
Mr. Huang is Associate Artistic Director of Rush Hour Concerts. The organization presents free and accessible world-class chamber music performances throughout Chicago and is also the driving force behind Make Music Chicago, a day-long, citywide celebration of music on the summer solstice.
For more information, go to www.khpiano.net.