Since his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra as a teenager, Brian Hsu has gone on to establish himself as pianist of great energy and unusual communicative ability. Critics have described his performances in superlatives, noting his “breadth of expression and technical ability.” He has won awards in numerous competitions, both in the US and Asia, including Wideman Competition, Corpus Christi International Young Artists’ Competition, Isabel Scionti International, Juilliard’s Gina Bachauer, National Piano Competition in Taiwan, as well as and concerto competitions both at the University of Michigan and Juilliard. He has appeared numerous times as concerto soloist with such ensembles as Philadelphia Orchestra, Taiwan National Symphony, Juilliard Orchestra, Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra, Haddonfield Symphony, Sendai Philharmonic, and University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared on WQXR radio station in New York several times. He has performed in various festivals including Amalfi Coast Music Festival in Italy where he was invited to perform in a special Liszt 200th anniversary concert; Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan; Gijon International Piano Festival in Spain; Eastern Music Festival in North Carolina; McAlester Institute of Music in Oklahoma; Banff Festival of the Arts in Canada; PianoFest in The Hamptons in Long Island, New York. Hsu is currently the assistant professor and keyboard department coordinator at Loyola University New Orleans.