Violinist Paul Huang to offer local recital


Violinist Paul Huang, the first-prize winner of the 2011 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, will perform a solo recital at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, 302 Hibben St.

Huang, a 22-year-old Taiwanese-American, has been recognized by critics for his musicianship, virtuosity and stage presence.

Since winning the young artists competition, Huang’s performing schedule has filled with commitments in New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Spain, China, Japan and other locations.

Huang received his first violin lesson when he was 7 and attended Juilliard starting at age 14. He plays a 1683 Nicolo Amati violin.

The recital at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church is free.