At the age of 23, Helen Huang can already look back on an impressive list of engagements with such orchestras as the Cleveland Orchestra, the National Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Saint Louis Symphony, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, and the London Philharmonic. Born in Japan of Chinese parents, she moved to the United States with her family in 1985 and began piano lessons two years later. In 1995 she became one of the youngest recipients of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant. Highlights of recent seasons include performances with the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Montreal, Colorado, and Fort Worth Symphonies. Abroad she has appeared with the Berlin Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Israel Philharmonic, Israel Chamber Orchestra, and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra. She is also an enthusiastic chamber musician and participates each summer at the Marlboro Music Festival. She made her début recording of concertos by Beethoven and Mozart in concerts with Kurt Masur and the New York Philharmonic, and later recorded Mendelssohn and Mozart with those forces. She has also recorded a recital album, For Children, featuring works of Debussy and Schumann. She graduated from the Juilliard School in 2004, where she was a student of Yoheved Kaplinsky.