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Empowering Students Through the Joy of Music, Arts and Education

ZHIHUA HU

Piano, Music Theory, Composition, Improvisation, Tutoring (English reading/writing)

“An Amazing Talent” — The Skope Magazine Born in Shanghai in 1986, Zhihua Hu started to learn piano at the age of 5 and composition at 10. She got her Bachelor Degree and her first Master Degree from Shanghai Conservatory of Music, then she received her second Master Degree from Manhattan School of Music where she studied with composer Reiko Füting and pianist Kayoung An. Ms. Hu’s music works have been performed in Europe, America and Asia. Her compositions and piano performances were appeared in many important venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Merkin Concert Hall, OPERA America, Shanghai Concert Hall, United Nations, United States Capitol, etc. On July 9th of 2018, Ms. Hu successfully debuted “Music of Zhihua Hu – An Evening of Ensemble and Piano Compositions” with a number of other well-known artists from different countries at Carnegie Hall. Her 8 ensemble and piano compositions were presented in the concert and most works featured her creative composing techniques: Chinese Nine Tone Scale, Compression Rhythm, and Cubism in Music. Her two albums Music of Zhihua Hu (2018) and From China, Asia to the West (2019) both won the Global Music Awards — Silver Metal Outstanding Achievement. In addition, From China, Asia to the West was awarded as “Top Album Fall 2019” by Global Music Awards. As a composer and pianist, Ms. Hu and her music has been interviewed and reported by many major news media, such as Xinhua News Agency, Sohu News, China Daily, Global Times, China Press, World Journal, Skope Magazine, New Music USA, Sino TV, Sino Vision, New York Lounge, Broadway World, I Care if You Listen, New York Chinese Radio Network, and so on.