Winnie Huang

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Gestart in: 2018
Einddatum: 2022
Type musicus: strijker
Universiteit: Universiteit Antwerpen
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Nationaliteit: Australia

Winnie Huang is a Chinese-Australian violinist currently based between Belgium and France. An active performer of new music, Winnie is a founding member and solo violinist of Paris based new music ensemble soundinitiative.

Winnie works with young and established composers, such as Bernhard Lang, Alexander Schubert, Jessie Marino, Mauro Lanza, Georges Aperghis, Raphael Cendo, and Joanna Bailie among others. She continuously performs with leading contemporary ensembles such as Ensemble Linea (France), United Instruments of Lucilin (Luxembourg), and Argonaut (Australia), frequenting festivals such as Ars Musica, Manifeste, Klang Festival, Festival Royaumont, Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, Lucerne Festival, Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt, Ruhrtriennale, and BIFEM, among others.

An engaging teacher, Winnie has consistently taught in France and Australia and has guest tutored at many major institutions of education, including The Raffles Institution and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Singapore), and The Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University (Israel) among others.

Winnie’s strong interest in the performance of music and movement is explored in her post-graduate research in the genre of musical gestural pieces and awareness in physical performance, and through collaborating with composers, developing and commissioning highly gestural contemporary works.

HER docARTES doctoral defense took place on April 4, 2022 at Antwerp University.


Sonic Silhouettes, Musical Movement: Investigating the Role of the Performer in Musical-Gestural Pieces.


This doctoral trajectory investigated the collaborative process in musical-gestural pieces. Winnie Huang developed a performance practice allowing understanding of the skills required, with a focus on notational and practice problematics, and the physical embodiment of the pieces during the process.

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