Dr. Calvin Hu is a pianist, chamber musician, and active photographer in both SF and NYC.
A passionate educator, Calvin was the 2019 recipient of the Suffolk Piano Teachers Foundation Scholarship, and has most recently served as an instructor and chamber coach at Stony Brook University’s undergraduate music program. He has also previously been on faculty at the Young Artist’s Program and maintains a private studio.
In the 2021-2022 year, Calvin was a recipient of the Silicon Valley Chamber Music Festival Fellowship program, and worked on a pilot program in conjunction with the Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music for multi-month residency outreach music program.
As a chamber musician, Calvin has been mentored by pianist Gilbert Kalish through his Chamber Music Piano Intensive, as well as members of the Emerson String Quartet. In recent summers he has received fellowships from Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival and has performed recently alongside Alan Kay, Carol Wincenc, James Austin Smith, and David Requiro.
Calvin completed his undergraduate studies with Antoinette Perry and Inna Faliks at UCLA and his Master’s of Music and Doctorate of Musical Arts in piano performance at Stony Brook University with Christina Dahl.