Taiwanese-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 a soloist, chamber musician & recitalist in Asia, North America & Europe. Her recent performances include performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with Dadaocheng Orchestra in Taipei, Taiwan; performing Mozart Piano Concerto K. 595 on Stein fortepiano (c.1770s) with La Petite Bande Summer Festival in Italy; 19th Century Salon concerts at St Paul Hall, UK; recitals at Teatro Olimpico Vicenza, Italy; Église de Rougemont, Switzerland; Catedral de Cuenca, Spain; and National Concert Hall, Taiwan.
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.
Music director and organist at Valois United Church, Judy serves as collaborative pianist at McGill University's Schulich School of Music. Judy Hung is the founder and artistic director of L'Orchestre symphonique des jeunes de Vaudreuil-Soulanges. She was on the staff at the McGill University's Conservatory of Music as violin instructor until its closure, and recently joined as music faculty at Collège Beaubois.
Judy Hung 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 are 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 "Essence Baroque" has released in October 2022.
Judy also thanks to Canada Council for the Arts for supporting her research project on violoncello da spalla during 2022-2023.