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Hu Bin

Well-known erhu player Hu Bin was born in Xi'an, Northwest China and began to learn the erhu at the age of 10. She went on to study it for 10 years at the Xi'an Conservatory of Music, graduating with distinction in 1986. She won first prize at the Shaanxi Provincial Erhu Music Competition in 1987 and worked as an erhu player with the Shaanxi Provincial Traditional Music Ensemble. Since settling in Britain in 1992, she has performed widely in Britain and Europe.