The Belgian violinist Sylvia Huang had her first violin lessons with her father and continued her studies at the Académie des Arts de la Ville de Bruxelles. She won first prize at the Belfius Classics National Musical Competition in 2004 and the Lions European Musical Competition. Huang gained orchestral experience in the European Union Youth Orchestra, the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
She joined the second violin section of the Belgian National Orchestra in September 2012 and was promoted to the position of co-principal violinist a year and a half later. She has also performed extensively as a chamber player and on solo recitals. Huang joined the first violin section of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in August 2014. She is also a member of the GoYa Quartet, with her RCO colleagues Mirelys Morgan-Verdecia, Martina Forni and Honorine Schaeffer.
In 2015 a Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi violin from around 1750 was purchased by the RCO donors’ foundation Stichting Donateurs and provided to Sylvia Huang on loan.
2015 - plays a Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi (ca. 1750) on loand via RCO donors’ foundation Stichting Donateurs
2014 - first violinist Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
2012 - tweede violiste Nationaal Orkest van België
2008 - first prize Lions European Musical Competition
2004 - first prize National Musical Competition Belfius Classics