Taiwanese and Canadian musician Judy Hung enjoys a versatile career as violinist, pianist, violoncellist da spalla, artistic director and teacher. She performs on modern and period instruments.
First prize winner of Taiwan Violin Competition, she has appeared as soloist with several orchestras including Chautauqua Music Festival Orchestra and La Petite Bande Summer Academy Orchestra in Italy. Specialized in Historical Informed Performance, she frequently offers lecture recitals and masterclasses in Asia and North America, including at Syracuse University and at National Dong-Hua University in Taiwan.
Her recent major performances include performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with Dadaocheng Orchestra in Taipei, Taiwan; solo and chamber music at Teatro Olimpico Vicenza, Italy; performing Mozart Piano Concerto K. 595 on Stein fortepiano (c.1770s) with La Petite Bande Summer Festival in Italy, and 19th Century Salon chamber music concerts at St Paul Hall of University of Huddersfield, UK.
Judy Hung is the founder and artistic director of L'Orchestre symphonique des jeunes de Vaudreuil-Soulanges. She is on the staff at the McGill University's Conservatory of Music as violin instructor and at the Schulich School of Music as collaborative pianist. She is also the music director and organist at Valois United Church.
Judy holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Violin Performance with an Orchestral Conducting minor from Louisiana State University, and has completed Master’s degrees in Violin, Piano and Early Music Performance respectively from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Syracuse University and McGill University.
Her principal teachers include Camilla Wicks, Kevork Mardirossian, Wen-liang Yiu 游文良 (violin); Jerzy Kosmala (viola); Michael Gurt, Steven Heyman, Pang-an Chen 陳盤安 (solo & collaborative piano); and Laurette Goldberg (harpsichord/fortepiano).
Judy Hung is grateful to Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ Montérégie-Ouest) and MRC de Vaudreuil-Soulanges; through their generous support, her solo baroque violin and solo harpsichord album "Baroque Essence" will be released in October 2022.