Derek Zhi Guang Chiu is a seasoned Canadian pianist and piano pedagogue from Calgary, Alberta (named by Steinway & Sons as one of the Top Teachers in Calgary for 2016 and 2018). He was featured on CBC Music’s website on the topic of teens and piano lessons (November 2017). An active performer (solo and chamber) he has performed throughout Canada, Europe and The United States. Derek is a sought after adjudicator, clinician, guest teacher and speaker. He is The Royal Conservatory of Music’s Alberta Regional Representative and a member of the College of Examiners. Derek is on the faculty of The Music in the Summer Festival in Orillia, Ontario and The Cremona International Music Academy in Cremona, Italy. He holds degrees from The University of Windsor and The Manhattan School of Music.