Violist Julia Chu-Ying Hu’s recital with pianist Justina Lee



Time:              March 24th at 7pm

Where:           Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall at City University of New York-Graduate Center. Address is 365 5th Ave, 1st floor, New York City. (At the corner of 34th St and 5th Ave).

Admission:      Free


Phantasies, Romances and Elegies” is the program title for this recital. Ms.Hu and Ms. Lee are going to present a great selection of Phantasies, Romances and Elegies from 19th century repertoire to 20th century compositions, including Faure, Debussy, Glazunov, Bruch, Reger, Vaughan Williams, Martinu, Bowen, Hindemith and Britten.

Ms.Hu currently is the Doctoral candidate of Music Art of CUNY-Graduate Center Music Department. She received her Master of Music and Professional Studies from Manhattan School of Music where she was full-scholarship recipient and served as Manhattan Symphony and Chamber Sinfonia viola principal. Before moving to U.S, Ms.Hu had her music education in Taiwan, she received her Bachelor of Music from Taiwan Soochow University. Ms.Hu was also the winner of Artist International in 2000 and gave her New York debut at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 2001. She participated various international music festivals, including Verbier Music Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Orchestra Academy, International Orchestra Institute in Attergau and Sarasota Music Festival. As the founding member of Nuance Chamber Ensemble, Ms. Hu played with this group since 2002 and had concretized and toured in New York, Boston and Taiwan. In 2004, Nuance Chamber Ensemble was chosen by Formosa music society to perform at Weill Recital Hall.Ms.Hu is also the member of New York Viola Society. Besides being a professional performer, Ms.Hu is also an enthusiastic and experienced teacher, she has been teaching both viola and violin in New Jersey Palisades School of Music, Mustard Seed School and her private studio in Queens, New York. Her students are selected to be principal or members of All State Orchestra Festival, Long Island Strings, Manhattan School of Music summer festival and others.  Ms.Hu is currently student of the associate viola principal of New York Philharmonic Irene Breslaw.

This recital is free admission. The location is 365 5th Ave, 1st floor, New York City. (At the corner of 34th St and 5th Ave).