Hang Su was born in Zhengzhou, China, grew up in Beijing, and matured in the United States. A three-time recipient of the Léni Fé Bland Scholarship, Su was also granted the Alfred Charles Mobus Jr. Scholarship while studying at the Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California. The first-prize winner of the California Young Artist Competition, he has also won the Idyllwild Arts Concerto Competition and the National Debut Competition held by the Young Musicians Foundation.
Su has performed concerts throughout the USA and China in halls including Kennedy Center, Annenberg Hall, Royce Hall, Schoenberg Hall, California Center for the Arts, Newman Hall, Bovard Auditorium, Zipper Hall, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Wilshire Ebell Theater, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Beijing Concert Hall.
Su has been the Principal Violist of the International Chamber Orchestra, Debut Symphony Orchestra, American Youth Symphony, Colburn Orchestra, and twice received a full scholarship to participate in the Music Academy of the West.
As a chamber musician, he has collaborated with artists such as Ralf Gothóni, Arnold Steinhardt, Ronald Leonard, Dennis Trembly, Margaret Batjer, Peter Stumpf, and members of the Ysaÿe Quartet.
Su has studied with Paul Coletti, Ralph Fielding, Xiaolong Liu, and Donald McInnes.