Shelley Monroe Huang
Shelley Monroe Huang has appeared as soloist with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Eastman Philharmonia, and New Music New Haven. As a concert bassoonist and contrabassoonist, she performs with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; American Composers Orchestra; the Charlotte, Albany, New Haven, Delaware, and Princeton symphony orchestras; and ensembles such as Ensemble FIRE, DeCoda, Ensemble ACJW, and Present Music. Before completing her doctorate at SUNY Stony Brook under the tutelage of Frank Morelli, she earned degrees from the Eastman and Yale schools of music. In recent years, she has also appeared as the bassoon fellow at Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble ACJW, and she is currently Bassoon and Theory Faculty at Juilliard’s Music Advancement Program as well as Bassoon Faculty at Mannes Prepatory Division. Specialized in both Bassoon and contra-bassoon playing, Ms. Monroe Huang is a dedicated chamber music player and an avid contemporary musician, recently performing Sofia Gubaidulina's Concerto for Bassoon and Low Strings and giving the world premieres of her husband Huang Ruo's works Wind Blows... and Book of the Forgotten.