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2024 recital Chih-Long-Hu
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Dr. Chi-Long Hu Piano Recital

St Andrews Arts Council
Dr. Chi-Long Hu
All Saints Anglican Church, St Andrews

Piano Recital by Dr. Chi-Long Hu

In remembrance of Maestro Lewis Dalvit (1925-2024)

July 14, 2024 at 6:00pm

All Saints Anglican Church, St. Andrews, NB

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Dr. Chih-Long Hu returns to St. Andrews to give a recital in remembrance of Maestro Lewis Dalvit (1925-2024) who founded the St. Andrews Arts Council.
 
Dr. Hu worked closely with Maestro Dalvit in Tennessee and in St. Andrews when he served as Director of the Arts Council’s Piano Academy & Festival International (2012-17).
 
Chih-Long Hu’s performance career was launched after receiving honors including the Taipei National Concert Hall Arising Star, the Chi-Mei Artist Award, and prizes from the Mauro Monopoli International Piano Competition in Italy, the Concurs International De Piano D’Escaldes-Engordany in Andorra, the Takamatsu International Piano Competition in Japan, and San Jose International Piano Competition in California.
 
Hu performs extensively as a concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. His recent performance highlights include concerto performances of Rachmaninov’s Paganini Rhapsody, Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, solo and chamber recitals in China, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Ireland, France, Canada, and throughout the U.S.
 
Hu’s performances have been broadcast in “Performance Today” through NPR stations across the U.S. His CD albums “Formosa Caprices”, “Complete Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux”, and “Goldberg Variations” have received critical acclaim. Recipient of the UT Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award and named “Teacher of the Year” by Tennessee Music Teachers Association, Knoxville Music Teachers Associations, and Appalachian Music Teachers Association, Hu is committed and passionate in teaching. He strives to cultivate and inspire curiosity in meaningful expressions and to help his students discover their individuality through music.
 
Hu holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts in piano performance from the University of Michigan, a Master’s degree from Taipei National University of the Arts, and a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from National Taiwan University. Hu is currently the Sandra G. Powell Endowed Professor of Piano and the Coordinator of Keyboard Studies at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.