A graduate of School of Music at Nanjing Normal University, Hu excels at playing multiple Chinese instruments especially the Guzheng and the Sheng. Before coming to the United States in 1985, she took part in the Jiangsu Province Kun Opera Theater, where she gained intensive experience in musical ensemble. Having studied music education at UNT, Hu has dedicated herself to teaching Chinese instruments and promoting Chinese culture in the DFW area for three decades.