Luke Hsu

Luke Hsu, violin (Katy, TX), has appeared at Wigmore Hall, St. John's Smith Square, Windsor Castle, Kennedy Center, Herkulessaal, Jordan Hall, and Teatro Carlo Felice, among many other venues. Additionally, he has soloed with numerous orchestras around the world, including the Orchestre National de la Belgique, Royal Chamber Orchestra of Wallonia, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and the Auckland Symphony Orchestra. He has worked closely with eminent conductors such as Leonard Slatkin, Nikolaj Znaider, Pascal Vierrot, Hugh Wolff, Marek Pijarowski, Jean-Jacques Kantarow, and Cristian Macelaru. His performance with the Victoria Symphony Orchestra was recorded and broadcasted on NPR’s Performance Today, and other performances have been broadcasted on Canada’s CBC and Denmark’s DR. He has played for royalty around the world including His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex Prince Edward and Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium. In addition to Yellow Barn, he has participated in the Verbier, Music@Menlo, and Wieniawski festivals. He started his violin studies in Houston with Fredell Lack and Emanuel Borok, and debuted with the Houston Symphony. He then studied with Cho-Liang Lin at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, Donald Weilerstein at the New England Conservatory, Rodney Friend at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and Pierre Amoyal at the Mozarteum. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2014, 2015)