Violist Jubel Chen was born in Taipei, Taiwan and started studying in the U.S. at the age of 13. A graduate from Idyllwild Arts Academy in California, he later received a Bachelor of Music from Indiana University and Master of Music from University of Michigan. Jubel had been a student to Alan de Veritch, Yizhak Schotten and Jodi Levitz. Prior to his current post as member of Taiwan's National Symphony Orchestra, he had been a member of New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida for four seasons. In addition, Mr. Chen is an active chamber musician, and worked under the tutelage of Rostislav Dubinsky, founder of the Borodin Quartet, and Mark Sokol of the Concord String Quartet while collaborated with artists such as Gilbert Kalish, and Robert Mann.