A winner of various international piano competitions in both China and the United States, pianist Doctor Jinghua Pu has performed throughout the United States, China, and Italy including venues such as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Mansion at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland, the Phillip Center in Gainesville, Florida, the Great Hall at the U.S. Department of Justice, the Ware Center at Lancaster, PA, and embassies in the District of Columbia. Her performances have been covered by various media, to include Italian local press LIBERTA and Korea Daily.
After graduating from Xi’an Conservatory of Music with honors, Doctor Pu moved to the United States where she received a Master degree in Piano Performance from the University of Florida, studying under Dr. Kevin Orr. Doctor Pu earned her Doctor of Musical Arts at the Catholic University of America with Dr. Ivo Kaltchev. Over the years, she also received instruction from pianists, to include Karl-Heinz Kaemerling, Joaqin Achucarro, Joseph Banowetz, Logan Skelton, Douglas Humphreys, and Santiago Rodriguez.
Doctor Pu enjoys a regular performance schedule as both a soloist and chamber musician. As collaborative artist, she has worked with numerous singers, instrumentalists, and choirs, to include cellist Michael Mermagen and the University Choir of Catholic University.
Doctor Pu served as a member of a District Ensemble that performs annually for charities in support of children with disabilities.
Doctor Pu is a Steinway & Sons Educational Partner and a Member of the Music Teachers National Association and the American College of Music.