“Existence of the Steinway is as important as air.”
Praised for his thrilling technicality and remarkable musicality, seventeen year old Chris Chu, has already amassed an impressive array of musical accomplishments, having won numerous nationwide awards. His accolades include first prize in the Senior Division of the First North American Steinway Piano Competition held in Vancouver, Canada 2018; first prize in the National Class at Kiwanis Music festival; second prize in the National Federal Canadian Music Festival; first prize at American Fine Arts Festival International Concerto Competition; a grand first prize at the Canadian Music Competition in 2011; and numerous first prizes from both the Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festivals and Richmond Music Festivals in Canada, since 2008. He has also performed in gala concerts, having been named most promising and outstanding young pianist in competitions.
He has been invited to perform in numerous special occasions at the Vancouver Playhouse, Koerner Recital Hall, and at VSO Pyatt Hall. Chris has also performed at such notable venues as Carnegie Hall in New York, Zipper Hall Los Angeles, Field Concert Hall Philadelphia, Warner Concert Hall Oberlin, Auer Hall in Indiana; Volkshous Biel in Switzerland, and at Vienna's Freskensaal Schloss Laudon. In 2018, Chris performed as a concerto soloist with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Budweis in Switzerland.