Aiyun Huang is an artist who challenges the boundaries of percussion, theater, and more

The ever-evolving Aiyun Huang enjoys a musical life as soloist, chamber musician, researcher, teacher and producer. She was the First Prize and the Audience Award winner at the Geneva International Music Competition in 2002. Recent highlights include engagements with L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Taipei Symphony Orchestra, St. Lawrence String Quartet, and Aventa Ensemble. Ongoing projects include collaborations with Nicole Lizée, Vivian Fung, Philippe Leroux, Roland Auzet and David Bithell. An expert in Percussion Theater, her work on the subject has been published in Cambridge Companion to Percussion (2016) and Save Percussion Theater (Mode 242). She holds a DMA from the University of California, San Diego. Between 2004 and 2006, she was a Faculty Fellow at UCSD. Between 2006 and 2017, she led the percussion program at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She currently holds the position of Associate Professor and is the Head of Percussion Program at the University of Toronto.