Ching-chu Hu

composer • conductor

 




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A Tempered Wish.  More information can be found on the Music page.  You can also listen to some other excerpts and works.  Feel free to e-mail me to let me know what you think, or have a question or any other comment at: mail@chingchuhu.com



News and Events

Siletz Bay Music Festival Chamber Concert 5 “Sextet in the City” • Yaacov Bergman, Artistic Director  • Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, Gleneden Beach, OR • June  27, 2017 (7:30pm)

  1. Performance of Spheres of Influence

Genevieve Smelser and Michael Siess, violins

Valentina Shohdy and Miriam English Ward, violas

Katherine Schultz and Armen Ksajikian, celli


Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival 2017 • Festival Series Concert I, Gesa Power House Theater • June 7, 2017 (7:30pm)

  1. Performance of Spheres of Influence

MingHuan Xu and Andrew Jennings, violins

Timothy Christie and Maria Sampen, violas

Norbert Lewandowski and Katri Ervamaa, celli


University of Iowa Center for New Music Concert XX• David Gompper, Artistic Director  • Voxman Music Building Concert Hall, Iowa City, IA • April 23, 2017 (7:30pm)

  1. Performance of Spheres of Influence

Leo Perez and Joshua Palazzolo, violins

Elizabeth Upson and Varinia Oyola Rebaza, violas

Matthew Laughlin and Zoraida Oyola Rebaza, violoncelli


  1. Performance of Three Songs

Aurora DePaul, soprano

Anya Egense, flute

Joseph Valenti, clarinet

Nicha Pimthong, piano

Leo Perez, violin I

Jenna Ferdon, violin II

Elizabeth Upson, viola

Matthew Laughlin, violoncello

David Gompper, conductor


Dance ETHEL Dance • An Evening of music and Dance featuring ETHEL Denison University Black Box, Granville, OH • April 6 and 7, 2017 (8:00 pm)

  1. Performance of Spheres of Influence

Kip Jones and Cory Lee violins

Ralph Farris and Deborah Price, violas

Dorothy Lawson and Cora Kuyvenhoven, violoncelli



Judge’s Citation: “Exceptional Concerto!”

awarded from The American Prize for Concerto No. 3: Water Spirit (take a listen!)


An Evening with Charlie Chaplin with the Newark Granville Symphony Orchestra, Mark Bartley, Conductor • Midland Theatre, Newark, OH • February 18, 2017 (7:30pm)

• Premiere of orchestral soundtracks to Charlie Chaplin’s The Champion, The Immigrant, and Easy Street



TUTTI FESTIVAL - Concert XI • Vail Series • NOW Ensemble • Swasey Chapel, Granville, OH • February 11, 2017 (7:00pm)

  1. Premiere of To Go Within


TUTTI FESTIVAL - Concert III • Burke Recital Hall • Denison University, Granville, OH • February 9, 2017 (3:30pm)

Performance of Pulse, Minju Choi, piano


Society of Composers, Region VI Conference • University of Texas, Arlington • February 2, 2017

Performance of Insights, Jack Unzicker, contrabass


Granville Candlelight Walking Tour •United Church of Granville •Granville, OH • December 3, 2016 (3:15pm)

  1. Performance of Stars, featuring the Denison Suzuki Program, James Van Reeth, director


University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra - Voxman Music Building Concert Hall • Iowa City, Iowa • October 26, 2016

  1. Performance of The Phoenix • The University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra, William LaRue Jones, director


University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra - Hancher Auditorium Opening Concert • Iowa City, Iowa • September 28, 2016

• Premiere of The Phoenix • The University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra, William LaRue Jones, director


Society of Composers, Region VI Conference• Friends

University, Wichita, KS • February 11, 2016

Performance of Insights, Anthony Stoops, contrabass


Granville Candlelight Walking Tour •United Church of Granville •Granville, OH • December 5, 2015 (3:15pm)

  1. Premiere of Stars, featuring ETHELand the Denison Suzuki Program, James Van Reeth, director


Greater Columbus Community Orchestra, Olev Viro, director • Hilliard Presbyterian Church •Hilliard, OH • November 22, 2015 (7:00pm)

  1. Performance of Violin Concerto No. 2: Fire Spirit, Andy Carlson, Violin


Contemporary Classics Concert - Sinclair College Chamber Choir, Nolan Long, director • Lutheran Church of Our Savior• Oakwood OH• November 22, 2015 (7:00 pm)

  1. Performance of Amor


The Gold Rush Premiere


West Texas A&M Symphony Orchestra Mark Bartley, director • Mary Moody Northern Recital Hall •West Texas A&M University, Amarillo, TX • October 29, 2015 (7:30pm)

La Rita Theatre, Dalhart, TX • November 1, 2015


ETHEL, Music at the MET - ETHEL and Friends • The Metropolitan Museum of Art • New York, NY • June 6, 2015

  1. Performance of The Swash of Water and Red


Violin Concerto No. 3: Water Spirit Premiere




















The University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra, William LaRue Jones, director • Iowa Memorial Union •The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA • April 29, 2015 (7:30pm)

  1. Premiere of Violin Concerto No. 3: Water Spirit, Scott Conklin, Violin


ETHEL, Tutti New Music Festival • Denison University Swasey Chapel• Granville, OH • March 7, 2015 (7pm)

  1. Performance of The Swash of Water and Red


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