Born in Hong Kong and raised in Canada, Philip Chiu is currently based in Montreal. He received his Performance Diploma from The Glenn Gould School while studying with Jenny Regehr and Marc Durand, and is continuing his studies with Marc Durand at Université de Montréal. Whether on stage as a soloist, chamber musician, or accompanist, Philip Chiu has consistently demonstrated his comfort with all roles, having been widely acclaimed for the brilliance and sensitivity of his playing, as well as for his ability to connect with audiences. Second prize winner of the 2007 Bösendorfer National Piano Competition, Philip Chiu has appeared as a soloist throughout Canada, most recently at the Orford Arts Centre and for the Lindsay Concert Foundation. His orchestral debut in 2005 was with Maestra Tania Miller; as winner of The Glenn Gould School Concerto Competition. Philip Chiu has also concertized extensively as one of Canada’s most sought-after collaborative pianists, with such artists as Stefan Dohr, principal horn of the Berlin Philharmonic; Larry Combs and Craig Morris, former principals (clarinet and trumpet) of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and trumpeter James Thompson. A passionate chamber musician, Philip Chiu recently undertook two simultaneous tours: a JMC tour of Eastern Canada with violinist, Andrew Wan, as well as a cross-country tour with violinist, Carissa Klopoushak, sponsored by the Eckhardt-Grammaté National Music Competition for the Performance of Canadian Music. The upcoming season includes concerts and a recording project with violinist Jonathan Crow.