Charles Huang

Dr. Charles Huang has performed throughout North and South America, Germany, and Asia as soloist and chamber musician. A founding member of Oboe Duo Agosto and the Sylvanus Ensemble, he is active in commissioning new works and advancing a wide variety of repertoire for their concerts. Dr. Huang has been a Fulbright Scholar, semi-finalist in the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, scholarship recipient to the Music Academy of the West and the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and a winner of the Miami String Quartet Competition. He has recorded with the Society of Composer’s Inc. and Navona Records, with Cuatro Puntos on the Métier label, and with Duo Agosto the complete works of Phil Salathé for oboe and English horn on PARMA. He is currently serving on the faculties of Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges, along with the Hartt Community Division, for oboe and chamber music. Dr. Huang has been a guest teacher and performer at The Hartt School, the University of Michigan, the University of Cincinnati (CCM), SUNY Purchase, SUNY Potsdam, Chiayi University in Taiwan, conferences for the College Music Society, the International Double Reed Society, the Lucarelli Oboe Masterclass, and the Festival Eleazar de Carvalho in Fortaleza, Brazil. His principal influences include Dr. Nancy Ambrose King, Humbert Lucarelli, Ray Still and Ingo Goritzki.