BMus - Manhattan School of Music (USA)
MM - Manhattan School of Music (USA
Claudia Hu has received multiple awards from international competitions and has
appeared numerous times at prestigious concert halls through the US and Europe.
She has performed at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, Vianden Castle in Luxembourg, and the Carme Contemporary Culture Centre in Spain and Teatro Studio in Parco Della Musica Auditorium (Rome, Italy).
She has received numerous prizes and awards in piano competitions such as the Second Prize of the at the VIPA International Piano Competition (Valencia, Spain), the 1st prize in the Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition, the Gold Prize in the 2021 Global International Music Competition and the BronzeHands Award at the 2021 Carles & Sofia International Piano Competition, among others. She was also named as a national finalist Piano Performance Competition of the American Prize ( 2020-2021).
Claudia gave the world premiere of music by Hyung-ki Joo in The Oculus at the World Trade Center to celebrate the re-opening of New York City, and has been featured as a soloist performing multiple concertos, including Mozart Piano Concerto No.12 in A Major, K.414 with the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra in 2014 under the direction of Charles Prince, as well as Beethoven Concerto No. 3 in C Minor and Mozart Concerto No. 20, K.466 in D Minor with Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival di Chioggia with conductor Pietro Perini.
She has also received multiple scholarships from various competitions and festivals, including the Eric John Bundy Memorial Fund Piano Trio Scholarship from The Rocky Ridge Music Center in Estes Park, Colorado (2017) and the New
Jersey State Teachers Association High School Scholarship Competition (2015).
Claudia received her Bachelors and Masters degree in Classical Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music (’20, ’22), where she studied with Nina Svetlanova and Marc Silverman.