Wei-Hong Chen

Wei-Hong Chen performed with Asian Youth Orchestra and toured in Japan and America in 1995. While in American, the Asian Youth Orchestra was invited to perform at the White House and the United Nation for the celebration of “50th Anniversary Concert”. In 2000, Mr. Chen toured in Spain with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Chen was accepted to Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris Afred Cortot and studied with Devy Erlih. He graduated in 2003 and received both Violin and Chamber Music Artist Diploma. During his time in France, Mr. Chen gave both solo recitals and chamber music concerts numerous times in Cortot Music Hall, Eglise Saint-Croix and Maison d’Europe. Mr. Chen was also rewarded with scholarship three times and was invited to attend Gerande International Music Festival. Mr. Chen’s quartet won the first prize of the French U.F.A.M chamber music competition in 2004.The same year, they also performed a joint concert with Manhattan Quartet at the American Embassy. Mr. Chen joined the Orchestre Romantique Europeen and performed regularly at the Gaveau Music Concert Hall in 2005. Mr. Chen returned to Taiwan in 2006 and joined the National Symphony Orchestra. Presently, he teaches at Taoyuan Simes Elementary School and holds a teaching position at the Yamaha Music Foundation Taiwan under Teacher Administration.