Alan ChuPiano Instructor (Classical)

    Classical Music Piano Instructor
    Principal Keyboard of Hong Kong Sinfonietta
    Royal College of Music (RCM), Bachelor of Music (First Class Honors)
    Royal Academy of Music (RAM), Master of Music

    Performed in multiple orchestras as well as many music events
    Alan Chu has received numerous invitations for recordings and interviews on RTHK Radio 4. He plays frequently with well-known local and international musicians. Include:

    • Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival
    • New Vision Art Festival
    • East Asian New Music Festival
    • Good Music This Lunch
    • ArtistTree Music Event
    • Citibank Concert

    He has performed as a soloist and group artist with various orchestras, including:

    • Hong Kong Wind Symphony
    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Students’ Union Orchestra
    • Hong Kong Tak Ming Philharmonic Winds
    • Chinese music association
    • Hungarian Symphony Orchestra
    • Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
    • Hong Kong virtuosi
    • Hong Kong New Music Ensemble

    Outstanding student from reputable colleges who won several music honors.

    Alan Chu graduated from two different British Royal Colleges of Music, RAM and RCM, with master’s degree in Piano Performance and bachelor’s degree with First-Class Honors respectively. Later, he studied at the Cologne University of Music in Germany under an Erasmus scholarship, learn from Wellesley Lobanov (disciple of the legendary Heinrich Neuhaus). Alan Chu has won many piano competitions awards in Hong Kong and overseas. As a pianist, he is praised for having “amazing playing skills and outstanding musical attainments” and for being “very delicate, charming and powerful” include:

    • Most Outstanding Graduate in Graduation Recital Awards at RAM
    • Greta Parkinson Academic Award
    • North London Piano Competition (Champion)
    • Jaques Samuel Pianos Intercollegiate Piano Competition (1st Runner up)
    • Steinway & Sons International Youth Piano Competition

    Professional music competition judge, lecturer, and course development consultant

    Alan Chu has written articles for the music magazine “Qinyun”. Also, he is a member of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and became judge for several local and national piano competitions. In terms of teaching, he can more accurately help students reach competition award-level.

    In addition, Alan Chu was awarded the title of academician by the Royal Academy of Music in 2017. Currently working as a lecturer and course development consultant at the following institutions:

    • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • Hong Kong Baptist University
    • The Education University of Hong Kong
    • Hong Kong Metropolitan University
    • Upper Lowa University (Hong Kong Center)
    • Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education