Ye Huang, born in 1998 in Shenzhen, clarinetist, saxophonist, songwriter and composer. Ye is an enthusiastic young man who plays music across classical, jazz, pop and many genres. At age of 12, He studied classical and jazz at the prestigious Juilliard Pre-College. He is now attending New England Conservatory for both jazz and classical major.
Ye started his career as a musician at very young age. In July 2012, he had his first performance with the Australian and Hong Kong professional musicians in the Poly Theater in Shenzhen. Successfully performed "Shenzhen-Hong Kong Jazz Night" as a saxophonist and clarinetist.
On December 2013, His first classical solo concert happened in Paul Hall in Juilliard.
On January 10, 2015, Ye successfully performed the "Ye Huang's Suite,” seven movements of his work at the Juilliard Morse Hall, and recorded it In the Juilliard School of Music.
In the summer of 2013, 2014 and 2015, he organized solo jazz tours, especially in 2015 with several elite American Jazz performers Bryan Carter, Emmet Cohen Alex Claffy. Together they formed the "New York Youngster Jazz Quartet,” had a successful tour of all over China in summer, and made great achievements and successful experiences.
On May 2016 he was invited by his teacher Eddie Dennis to tour as the guest clarinetist in China.
Ye joined the NYJA Jazz Band in New York at the age of 13 and played in St Peter's 2012 Jazz Festival in New York, and shared stage with trumpeter virtuoso Jeremy Pelt.
Ye Huang attended the famous LaGuardia Performing Arts High School in New York. During the high school years, he joined the school’s orchestra and jazz Bigband for both clarinet and saxophone
In 2014, by selecting he was admitted to Lincoln Center youth orchestra. In 2016 Charles Mingus Bigband competition they won the first place.
He often played with different bands and many places in New York, such as in Dizzy’s club, Jazz Standard, Blue Notes, and many;
In 2013, he participated in high school production of the musical "Grease,” had eight consecutive performances as the lead reed player
He also played the clarinet recording of the musical “The Winter of April” in New York City in 2014 and had several performances at Tabula Rasa NYC Theater.
He won the best solo artist award twice for the Duke Allington regional competition with his high school Jazz Band in 2015-2016 and won the Music of the Year award in 2015.
On June 2016, he graduated from high school, at the same time he received "Creative Music" and "A&F William Feinberg Music Award" two awards.
Ye Huang was one of the directors and performers organized a memorial to Martin Luther King concert, and twice interviewed by the United States ABC television in 2016.
He was selected as the finalist in Backun international clarinet competition in 2017.
Ye was invited by the famous trumpeter Arturo Sandoval in April 2017 for a 20-day China tour. After that, he continued to perform with the bands in Blue Notes in New York with Arturo.
In June 2017, Ye served as guest performer and interpreter for the Jazz and Lincoln Center Eurasia tour in China. He also shared the stage with trumpeter and educator Wynton Marsalis.
Ye Huang said he was born for music. His potential is not only to transcend classic, jazz, and other musical styles but to dedicate himself to music and creation. He is going to complete two cross-styled recording albums. We shall wait and see.