Grace Huh, 18, is a senior at Lynbrook High School in San Jose, California. She currently studies with Ian Swensen at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Pre-College Division.
Grace has won numerous competitions internationally and across the nation. She is a 2021 YoungArts Finalist of the National YoungArts Foundation and participated in YoungArts Week this January, where she was also awarded the Silver Award and nominated as a U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts Candidate. Other awards include Semi-Finalist in the 2020 Kosciuszko Foundation Wieniawski Violin Competition, 2020 National YoungArts Merit
Winner, First Place and the DVC Philharmonic Award at the 2018 DVC/HNU Young Artist String Competition, and First Place at the 2018 Pacific Musical Society Scholarship
She made her solo debut at the age of twelve with the Palo Alto Philharmonic Orchestra and has since then soloed with the California Youth Symphony Senior Orchestra, Diablo Valley College Philharmonic Orchestra, KAMSA Youth Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Chamber
Orchestra, and the Golden State Youth Orchestra. As the Yen Liang Young Artist Competition First Place winner, she will perform with the Diablo Symphony Orchestra.
Grace has had the privilege to perform in masterclasses and work with acclaimed artists such as James Ehnes, Midori Goto, Ning Feng, Noah Bendix-Balgley, Joseph Swensen, Miriam Fried, Ani Kavafian, and William van der Sloot. Previously, she has attended the New York String Orchestra Seminar and YellowBarn Young Artists Program.
This summer, Grace will return to Morningside Music Bridge as a full scholarship recipient.
For the Stulberg’s 2021 competition, Grace plays on a Guarneri made c1710, loaned from Bryan Campbell.