MingHuan Xu, violin

MingHuan Xu headshot

Violinist MingHuan Xu performs extensively as a concerto soloist, duo-recitalist and chamber musician throughout five continents.  Ms. Xu’s latest recital and chamber music performances have brought her to prominent American venues including Merkin Hall, the Metropolitan Museum, the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. Her Carnegie Hall debut was featured on Voice of America, a weekly television show viewed by millions of people in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. She has embarked upon three recital and masterclass tours of China with appearances at the Central, Shenyang, and Sichuan Conservatories of Music, as well as in the cities of Baotou, Hohhot, Jinan and Shanghai. 

She has performed with such chamber musicians as Colin Carr, Eugene Drucker, Ilya Kaler, Ani Kavafian, the Pacific String Quartet and the St. Petersburg String Quartet. She also tours regularly and internationally as a part of Duo Diorama (with her husband, pianist Winston Choi). A core member of Ensemble Dal Niente, she has recorded with the group and toured extensively.  She is the Artistic Director of the Unity Chamber Series at the Unity Temple in Oak Park, as well as Artistic Director of the Chicago International Music Institute. Ms. Xu is on the faculty at Loyola University Chicago and Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts.