Erhu’s Tonality resonates with human’s voice
Calvin started leaning Erhu at the age of six. Calvin had toured extensively throughout China playing with the ensemble and was recognised for his solo performances. Calvin studied at The Nanjing College of Arts before he migrated to Australia in 1995.
Since his arrival in Australia, Calvin had performed in many high-profile concerts, festivals and music events. These have included the ABC’s “Music Deli”, the Melbourne Festival, the Port Fairy Folk Music Festival and major corporate events.
In 2008, he was invited by the Australian film music composer David Hirschfelder to record soundtracks for the Hollywood movie “Children of Huang Shi”. In 2010, Calvin was invited by another Australian film music composer, Frank Strangio to record Soundtracks for the American film “Dragon Pearl” featuring Sam Neill. Calvin has been a member of the Australian Chinese Ensemble since 1997. His extensive repertoire ranges from the traditional to contemporary promoting east meets western in his playing on ever note.