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​Taiwanese Composer, Yuchun Hu (aka Chloé Hu) has been awarded by Henry Mancini Foundation. The spread of her music includes contemporary, film score, and theatrical sound design. Apart from above, her collaborations with various contemporary artists, designers, and exhibitions are heard around the world.

Yuchun began her composition study with Mao-Shuen Chen at the age of fifteen, and received B.A in composition at National Taiwan Normal University in 2001. Eventually, she decided to expand her composition world beyond the concert hall, and began her film scoring studies at New York University where she studied film scoring with Ira Newborn and Ron Sadoff, composition with Pedro Da Silva, and received her master degree in 2008. Later she moved to Los Angeles to extend her career as well as enter her Ph.D program in composition at University of California-Los Angeles, studying composition with Paul Chihara, Ian Krouse, Roger Bourland; film scoring and Musical song-writing with Peter Golub. In 2014 summer, Yuchun received her Ph.D.

In 2008, Yuchun was admitted in to NYU/ASCAP Foundation Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker with the honoured recipient of The Buddy Baker Scholarship.

In addition to her work, Dr. Hu is the founder and Artistic Director of NeoSonance - new music ensemble, the leader/founder of the band Dr. FANCY, and had served as chief executive officer of FORMUSIC - Taiwanese Composer Alliance (2020-2021). After teaching at National Dong Hwa University, Soochow University, and National Taiwan Normal University as adjunct assistant professor in Taiwan, Ms. Hu decided to devote herself to being a full-time composer.


The 4th Force (Animated TV series, dir. Yi-Chun Kao, in production)

LOST (1st episode of Immersive series, VR Short, dir. Yi-Chun Kao, 2022)

The Abandoned Deity (VR Short, dir. Yi-Chun Kao, 2021 Cannes Film Festival)

The Electric Leg (UCLA TFT, Film Archive)

River, Wind and Tree (Film Short, dir. Eunice Chen)

Pick a Future (Animated Short, dir. Yi-Chun Kao)

Burning the Midnight Oil (Documentary Short, dir. Hanjin Park, Bill & Melinda Gates foundation)

The Quiet Builder – John and Shige (Feature documentary, additional composer, dir. Koji Hayasaki)


Last Night, When The Stars Were Bright (Sound designer, Performance Workshop)

A Date with Myself (Sound designer / song arranger, Performance Workshop)

The Blue Horses (Sound designer / Lyricist / Songwriter, Performance Workshop)

The Flower Eaters (Mixing Production, Performance Workshop)

Finding Shangri-La (Lyricist / Songwriter / Music Producer, Performance Workshop)



The Impermanence of Permanence - for solo violin with audio (sponsored by NCAF, 2023)

The Infinity of Light - for baritone, flute, piano (commissioned by Formusica - Taiwanese Composer Organization, 2023)

The Praise of Dance - for violin and cello (commissioned by Dr. Yu-Ting Huang / violinist, 2023)

The Purple Butterfly - for solo piano (commissioned by Dr. Shao-Hsun Chang / pianist, 2023)

Listen to Our Native Language - two choral pieces for SATB (sponsored by NCAF, 2022)

Into The Starry Night - fantasy for solo piano (commissioned by Formusica, sponsored by NCAF, 2022) 

The Echo of Four Seasons - for flute and piano trio (commissioned by Y.H. Flute Arts, 2022)

Symbiosis - for piano duo (commissioned by Formusica, 2022)

Breaking The Isolation - Fantasy for violin and piano (commissioned by violinist Dr. Yu-Ting Huang, 2021)

Zen - for wind trio (Resident-Composer with NYU student wind trio)

Knocking on the Dawn (commissioned by ICIA. Inc., conducted by Yuchun and premiered in Constanta, Romania)

Circuity - for wind trio (commissioned by Drew University)

Rainy Night (commissioned by violinist Dr. Yu-Ting Huang)

Triptych of Awakening (commissioned by NeoSonance)

Dance for Morsa (commissioned by TWNY Music Guild, New York)

As I See My Reflection in Your Eyes (commissioned by C Quadrat, Germany &Netherlands)

S-Curve- Quartet for flute, clarinet, violin, and cello (commissioned by MEANS Ensemble, Illinois)


The Lord of the Ring Symphony (Additional copyist | composer: Howard Shore)

Documentary - Chuck Jones: Memories of Childhood (Recording conductor | composer: Ron Sadoff, Gladeyes Films)

Musical - Clara's Christmas Dreams (Piano reduction | composer: Tim Starnes) 


UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship

Edna and Yu-Shan Han Award

Henry Mancini Award

Elaine Krown Klein Fine Art Scholarship

Herro Douglas Scholarship

The Buddy Baker Scholarship

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