Hsiao-Mei Ku
  • Hsiao-Mei Ku

  • Professor of the Practice of Music (violin) and Member of Ciompi Quartet
  • Music
  • 082 Mary Duke Biddle
  • Campus Box 90665
  • Phone: (919) 660-3329
  • Fax: (919) 660-3301
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Other

    Visiting Professor of Guangzhou Xing Hai Conservatory, China
  • Specialties

    • Performance
    • Strings
  • Research Summary

    Ciompi Quartet and Chinese Music and Heritage
  • Research Description

      1. Numerous solo and chamber music appearances internationally as well as in the U. S. A. 
     2.Recordings with Ciompi Quartet on Sheffield Lab and Albany labels.
    3.Solo CD album, "Music of Violn and Piano of Ma Sicong (I)", is first of the Naxos’s new series “Chinese Classics”, released under Naxos in July 2007
    4. Solo CD of “Music for violin and Piano” volume 2 (Naxos 8.570605) by the Chinese composer Ma Sicong has been featured at ClassicsOnline in November, 2009 and has been released by Naxos in March, 2010.  The album can be found at: http://www.classicsonline.com/catalogue/product.aspx?pid=889226
  • Education

      • Master of Music with Distinction,,
      • School of Music, String Department,
      • Indiana University,
      • 1983
      • Recipient - Performer's Certificate,
      • School of Music, Indiana University,
      • 1983
      • Special Program,
      • Music,
      • Iowa State University,
      • 1981
      • Diploma,
      • Central School of Music, Beijing, China,
      • 1970
  • Recent Publications

      • H. Ku.
      • Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst.
      • TOCC 0189,
      • 16 Dalkeith Court, Vencent Street, London, SW1P 4HH, UK:
      • Toccata Classics,
      • 2013.
      Publication Description

      String Quartet by Ernest

      • “Music for violin and Piano” volume 2, by the Chinese composer Ma Sicong.
      • Naxos 8.570605,
      • Naxos,
      • March, 2010.
      • Hsiao-mei Ku and Ning Lu.
      • "Music for Violin and Piano" Vol.II by Ma Sicong.
      • ClassicsOnline:http://www.classicsonline.com/catalogue/product.aspx?pid=889226.:
      • ClassicsOnline,
      • November, 2009.
      • Hsiao-mei Ku and Ning Lu.
      • Violin and Piano Music of Ma Sicong (I).
      • Naxos,
      • July, 2007.
      • Malcom Peyton.
      • String Quartet No.2.
      • November, 2005.
      Publication Description

      String Quartet No.2 by Malcolm Peyton –originally written for the Ciompi

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