Invited to perform for several Chinese Presidents and foreign leaders at state events. Mr. Chu Yi-Bing is considered one of the most successful cellist of his generation in China.
Mr. Chu was born into a musical family, where his parents were both professors at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. After studying cello with his father and graduating from the Central Conservatory in 1983, Mr. Chu was accepted to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris where he studied under the tutelage of Maurice Gendron and four years later he graduated with a Premier Prix.
Mr. Chu served as the principal cellist in the Basel Symphony Orchestra, Switzerland from 1989-2004, he was also the guest principal cellist of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Munich.
During this time, Mr. Chu has started his conducting career, he conducted some major orchestras in Europe such as The Munich Symphony Orchestra, German Symphony Orchestra (Berlin), Duesseldorfer Symphony Orchestra, Zurich Symphony Orchestra, and Moravian Symphony Orchestra in Czech Republic.
Upon returning to China in 2004, Mr. Chu was appointed as cello professor and the head of the cello department at the Central Conservatory of Music. He quickly found Chu Yi-Bing Cello Ensemble, which actively touring many parts of China performing for schools, colleges and universities. He produced and recorded many CDs and DVDs with his cello ensemble, some of them are in a unique setting such as performing in the Gobi desert and on top of an ancient tower in Dun Huang, the ancient city on the silk road.
In 2016, Mr. Chu founded the SuperCello Festival, a cello extravaganza in China. Every year, more than 100 cellists around the world are invited to give lectures, masterclasses and performances in Beijing.
Mr. Chu also was a prize winner at the 42nd Concours International d’Exécution Musicale in Geneva.