Originally from Taiwan, Yi-Miao Huang has appeared as violinist and violist around the world. She has participated in music festivals and performed in Asia, Europe, and the US as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra player.
Yi-Miao believes in the power of music education, and teaching has always been her passion. At the UMKC Conservatory Academy, she worked with students at all ages and levels, and taught at the Bridges Program, which supports underprivileged children in the KC metro area. Her students were admitted to the Kansas City Youth Symphony, held leadership positions in youth orchestras, got high scores in the State Solo and Ensemble Festival, won prizes in the chamber music competition, and participated in international music festivals in Europe. She served as the string division chair at the CSPA of Kansas State University and Manhattan Arts Center before becoming artist faculty at the Omaha Conservatory of Music, where she teaches lessons as well as the String Sprouts program. She also serves as violin faculty at the Missouri Western State University.
Yi-Miao received her bachelor’s degree from Taipei National University of the Arts. She holds a master’s degree from University of Missouri – Kansas City and served as violinist in the graduate fellowship string quartet. She is a Doctoral candidate at the University of Kansas, where she served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and the concertmaster for the KU Symphony Orchestra. Currently, Yi-Miao is a member of the Omaha Symphony and the Des Moines Symphony. When not playing or teaching music, Yi-Miao enjoys coffee, traveling, spending time with family, friends, and the two cats that live with her.
What to expect in lessons with Yi-Miao:
- Encouraging and positive learning environment.
- Building strong foundations – Suzuki repertoire + etudes and exercises.
- Learning critical life skills – problem solving, time management, creativity, self-awareness, self-control, analysis, organization, and so much more.
- Opportunities to engage in performances, festivals, orchestras, chamber groups, and more!