Hu Chungchin was born in 1994 in Kaohsiung city, Taiwan. He started learning piano at the age of 3. In 2002, he was admitted to the music program at Kaohsiung Municipal Chien Chin Primary School. In 2006, he was admitted to the music program at Kaohsiung Municipal Chien Chin Junior High School.
He majored in erhu and his instructor was Jiang Mingkun. His minor was in piano and his instructors were Du Junhui and Lin Huixin. From 2004-2008, he participated in the Taiwan National Music Competition with the erhu professional group and won the first prize. In 2009, he was accepted into the Department of Chinese Music at the Central Conservatory of Music Middle School as an erhu professional. In 2012, he began his undergraduate degree at the Central Conservatory of Music as an erhu professional and studied with Yang Xue, Min Huifen, Yan Jiemin, Chen Yaoxing, Zhu Changyao, Tang Feng, Zhao Ge, Zhang Zun and Zhu Jiangbo.
In 2012, he accompanied the school’s orchestra to Shandong. From 2011 to 2016 , he was part of the Dance of the Strings and the Bow Erhu Assembly. In 2014, he accompanied his teacher Yang Xue to Nanjing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Tianjin and Beijing on a concert tour. Chungchin joined Singapore Chinese Orchestra as an erhu musician in 2017.