Born in Nanking, prof. Hu is a violin player and educationist. Now he holds following positions: violin professor of Southwest Conservatory (SWC) ,tutor for master graduate student， chief of Sichuan Provincial Violin Education and Research Association and an executive member of National Children and Teen-ages Violin Association. He enjoys the statue of receiving special subsidy from State Council for hisspecial contribution.
He graduated from Southwest Professional Music School, and from the Violin Section of String Faculty of Shanghai Conservatory respectively in 1955 and 1958.In 1963,he won the first place in Sichuan Provincial Violin Competition .
Having been teaching for more than 40 years, he has brought about many students who have won awards in violin competitions both at home and abroad on several occasions. For instances:
Hu Kun won an award in 1980 at the 4th addition of Jean Sibelius International Violin Competition. He is the first Chinese prize-winner of international violin competition.
Ning Feng won the fist place of violin group in 1997 at the fifth addition of International Artistic Competition of Japanese High Educational Institution.
Li Xi won the special award in the sixth addition of the same competition.
Besides, his students like Tong Weidong, Hu Zhen, Wei Zhao, Zhou Qi and Wan Jie all won their awards respectively in China's National Teen-ages Competition (CNTC).
At the invitation of China's Ministry of Culture, he has undertaken the job of being member of Judge Committee of CNTC. In 1998,upon invitation, he went to Japan to give lecture to and compare notes with his colleagues in Takasaki Art Collage. In 2003, he attended French Courchevel International Music Festival and gave lecture there, and had academic exchanges with his counter-parts from London, Paris, Berlin and Geneva.
The books written by him are as follows;
《77 pieces of Famous Chinese and Foreign Violin Music》
《Violin Textbook at Primary Stage vol.1-5》
《Music Collection ,grade 1-10 for Sichuan Provincial Violin seniority Examination》 (his other co-compiler is Mr.Yang Baozhi)
《Guiding to Musical Instrument Examination for Teen-ages》(he is one of the authors)
Apart from that, he also wrote a number of treatises: like “Classification and Training of Bow-playing Skill”, “Balance --Basic principle both in Violin Teaching and Performance”.He also composed, with Mr.Wang Huwei, solo violin music entitled “Da Zhai Mountain is Red with Blossoming Flowers”.
He has produced his record of violin playing ,a component part of the collection of “Solo Music Performance of Violin and Piano”.