||Dr. Yuling Huang-Davie, Pianist
Coordinator of Accompanying,
Music Coach of UL-Lafayette Opera Theater
Dr. Yuling Huang-Davie, Pianist*
A native of Xian, China, Yuling Huang-Davie studied in
Beijing under Professor Li Qi-Fang, one of China’s internationally
renowned professors of piano. After arriving in the United States in
1991, Huang-Davie received her Master's degree in piano performance
from Shenandoah Conservatory (Winchester, Virginia), where she studied
with Elizabeth Temple. In 1998, she earned her Doctor of Music degree
from the Florida State University School of Music studying under
nationally renowned pianist, Dr. Carolyn Bridger.
Dr. Huang-Davie has won a number of important awards for
her musical achievements. She was twice named recipient of both the
Marion Park Lewis Foundation for the Arts Award and the Tallahassee
Music Guild Scholarship Award. In addition, she earned a scholarship to
serve as an assistant music coach for the acclaimed Florida State Opera
Company. Dr. Huang-Davie has collaborated with leading conductors,
including Michael Singher, Mark Gibson, Steven Mosteller and Douglas
Dr. Huang-Davie has performed extensively as a
recitalist. Her recent concert performances and master class
engagements have brought her before the Arts Club of Washington D.C.,
and taken her to university campuses nationwide, including West
Virginia, Tulane University, the University of Memphis, James Madison
University, the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, among others. In
addition, she serves as director of the piano division of the
Shenandoah Performing Arts Camp, which is part of "Shenandoah Performs"
Dr. Huang-Davie’s performances have been aired on
National Public Radio stations in Florida and Louisiana. In 2004,
Centaur Records released “Apparitions and Whimsies,” a CD featuring Dr.
Huang-Davie and Dr. Andrea Kapell Loewy, performing a variety of
contemporary selections written for flute and piano.
Most recently, Dr. Huang-Davie and Dr. Loewy completed a
concert tour to China in May, 2007, where they were invited to give
recitals and master classes at Beijing Central Conservatory of Music,
Tianjin Conservatory of Music, and the School of Music at China
Southern Technology University in Guangzhou.