I-Ching Wang

Graduated from Yongfu Junior Elementary School, Dacheng Junior High School, the music program of Tainan Girls Senior High School, National College of Arts (now Taipei National University of the Arts), Wang had studied music with Prof. Rong-Yi Liu in her young years. Later she went to Germany and continued her studies on oboe playing (“Kuenstlerische Ausbildung” and “Kammermusik”) in the Hochshule für Musik Detmold for her master’s degree with Gernot Schmalfuss; on chamber music, she studied with Gernot Schmalfuss, Hans-Dietrich Klaus, Helman Jung and Hans-Jörg Wegner.

During her stay in Germany, she was the oboe principal of the school orchestra and participated in the Detmold Chamber Orchestra (Detmolder Kammerorchester), touring around the country. She also co-founded the Trio d'Anche, which has been active and widely acclaimed ever since, performing all kinds of chamber music.

When she was still in the junior high school, she performed Mozart's Oboe Concerto in C Major with the Dacheng Junior High School Orchestra. In 1999, she held solo recitals respectively at the Ya-Yin Hall of the Tainan Normal College, at the Fanghua Hall of the the Private Tunghai University, and at the Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts. In 2006, she was invited to perform Mozart's Sinfonia Koncertante in E-flat Major as the oboe soloist at the National Concert Hall with the Music Program of the Taipei Chung Cheng Senior High School. In 2008, she performed Double Blow - Concerto for Two Oboes at the Concert Hall of the Taipei University of the Arts, in the concert as “The Mysterious and Mysterious Door: Deh-Ho Lai’s Works”. In 2012, she performed the Cimarosa’s Oboe Concerto and The Theme and Variation of Glinka by Rimsky-Korsakov. In September 2012, she was invited by the Music Program of the New Taipei Municipal SanChong High School to perform Mozart's Sinfonia Koncertante in E-flat Major again at the National Concert Hall. In August 2014, Chen performed an oboe concerto, El Bosque Mágico, by Spanish composer Ferrer Ferran with the Taipei Youth Orchestra, also at the National Concert Hall; in December the same year, she premiered Taiwanese composer Mei-Mi Lan’s oboe concerto, The Earth Goddess, at the Concert Hall of the Taipei National University of the Arts.

She holds positions of Oboe Principal in both Taiwan Philharmonic and Taipei Wind Orchestra & Symphonic Band, and is a member of Give Me Five Woodwind Quintet.