Wan Pin Chu
Wan Pin CHU, one of the three founders of the Hong Kong iMusic Academy, is an international award-winning Erhuist and Film Composer from Hong Kong, who has performed Erhu solo for the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping, and the British Prince William in the United Kingdom in October, 2015 during the Chinese state visit, and got invited to perform again for Prince William in his private event in July, 2016. He was invited to be the featured guest performer at the “Vivian Chow 30th Anniversary Concert Concert” and “Hins Cheung Hinsideout Concert” at the Hong Kong Coliseum in January and June 2018 respectively. Wan’s Erhu was featured in Hollywood movie ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’, ‘Chasing the Dragon’ (追龍) and ‘Overheard 3’ (竊聽風雲3).
Wan also works as a composer for films, televisions, games and commercials. In 2022, Wan has scored music for viutv series ‘In Geek We Trust’ (IT狗), and in 2021, ‘Schemes in Antiques’ (古董局中局). In 2019, Wan has scored music for two epic feature films ‘Jade Dynasty’ (誅仙) and ‘Nezha’ (哪吒之魔童降世). ‘Nezha’ has grossed over 5 billion RMB (700 million USD) and ranks 2nd in the history of the Chinese box office. It is also the Best Film Score of the Year, presented by The 12th Chinese Music Awards. Wan has received a full scholarship from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to study Master in Composition for Film, Television and Game at the Royal College of Music in London. He finished his undergraduate study at King’s College London and has received an honor degree in Musicology and Composition. Wan is currently a part-time lecturer at the Hong Kong Baptist University Department of Music.