Sonia Xinyuan Hu is recognized as a skilled educator and pianist, serving as an instructor of Conservatory and Preparatory Eurhythmics at CIM. She has taught at numerous summer music festivals including CIM’s Summer Sonata, Encore Chamber Music and Chloe Trevor Music Academy in Nacogdoches, Texas. She has also given performances with ChamberFest Cleveland during concerts at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall and Chautauqua’s Lenna Hall.

In 2018, Hu was appointed as the music minister at Blessed Trinity Parish where she currently directs choir and instrumental ensembles.


  • Walnut Hill School for the Arts
  • BM and MM in piano performance and eurhythmics, Cleveland Institute of Music; studied with Olga Radosavljevich and Daniel Shapiro

Teaching Experience

  • Cleveland Institute of Music (2016 to present)
    • Instructor, Eurhythmics Department
    • Instructor, Summer Sonata
    • Instructor, Encore Chamber Music
  • Chloé Trevor Music Acadamy Instructor