With a vibrant concert schedule, a legacy of 27 CDs, and a stream of accolades from around the globe, pianist Frederic Chiu occupies a special place in the world of classical music. His non-traditional approach including interdisciplinary collaborations, integration of new technologies and emphasis on audience engagement distinguish Mr. Chiu as a maverick and innovator, a 21st Century artist.

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Inaugural DPS Summer Session! Inner-work and Innovation

For the first time, Frederic Chiu leads his compelling Deeper Performance Studies workshop virtually! An intense week where participants will learn a piece without practicing, learn meditation specifically for pianists, confront stage fright, learn memory and score-study secrets, and have an opportunity to play in masterclass for Frederic and learn some basic of piano recording using new technology tools. Find more information here! LINK

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Frederic Chiu's latest recording out - Beethoven Symphonies V & VII!!

PURCHASE! Just in time for the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven's birth, my latest recording of Beethoven's Symphonies V & VII in Liszt's transcription for piano solo comes out in January 2020. These recordings were produced by 3 time Grammy Award-winning Producer of the Year, Judith Sherman. The VII was also recorded using the latest cutting-edge Disklavier technology by Yamaha. Check out this masterclass to get some of the back story. LINK

Frederic Chiu hired as full-time faculty at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA

I am thrilled to announce my appointment to a full-time, tenure track professorship with the incredible School of Music at Carnegie Mellon University! CMU is a school that I’ve long admired for its leading edge integration of the arts with tech, business and other disciplines and for its passionate faculty and students. With its current vision, the already esteemed School of Music is positioned to become an even bigger force in the music world, and I am honored to join their incredibly accomplished faculty. One of our children graduated from CMU recently, and every time we visited, we wished we were attending ourselves! Now, Jeanine and I are so excited to be heading to CMU again, this time for faculty orientation!
I’m recruiting students for Fall 2020. Anyone interested?