A native of Taiwan, Chia-Chi Hsu received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in piano performance at Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University where she studied with Vera Danchenko and Ellen Mack. She was awarded at Peabody both full assistantship in opera accompanying and Clara Asherfeld Award in accompanying. She won the Best Accompanist Award in German Lieder Competition Taipei 2001.
Since 2000, she has started her career collaborating with the international outstanding musicians such as Peter-Lukas Graf, Robert Aitken, Trevor Wye, Shigenori Kudo, Amy Porter, Sharon Bezaly, Judith Mendenhall, Karl Kraber, Philippe Bernold, Loïc Schneider, Vincent Lukas, Shin-ichi Fukuda, Mayuko Kamio, Karl Leister, Justin Lavender, and Sussana Rigacci for their recital tours in Asia and Taiwan. She is also invited as coach and accompanist for the opera studio of the National Performing Arts Center in the 2007~2016 seasons. She also appears regularly as soloist and chamber recital pianist.
Devoting in her passion for teaching, she continues to share her experiences to young muscians. She is now Assistant Professor at the National Taiwan Normal University, National Taipei University of Education, National Taiwan University of Arts, and Shih-Chien University, where she teaches piano, accompanying, chamber music and orchestra score reading. She has recently been appointed as a Council member of National Performing Arts Center in Taiwan and also elected as the President for the Taiwan Chapter Society of Peabody Alumni.