MA/PhD in Theory
Ruixue Hu is a first year PhD student in Music Theory. He graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a concentration in composition and he is going to obtain an Master of Music by research degree from Durham University soon, where he was supervised by Prof. Julian Horton and Prof. Ian Dickson to explore Anton Bruckner’s Sixth Symphony. From Guiyang, China, Ruixue is attracted to both Western and Chinese cultures and his research interests include neo-Riemannian theory, sonata form, symphonic studies, and Guqin, for which he is currently a student of Ms. An-yuan Li of the Guan school. In his leisure time, Ruixue enjoys watching soccer and playing badminton.