CHEN Tscheng-Hsiung, born in Yilan in 1941, is a conductor. He received his Bachelor's degree from National Taiwan Academy of Arts (now known as National Taiwan University of the Arts) and conducted further studies in composition and conducting in Austria. In 1984 he began to serve as the director of Taipei Chinese Orchestra. He then became the director of Taiwan Provincial Symphony Orchestra (now known as National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra) from 1991 until his retirement in 2003. CHEN researches tuning systems, specializes in both Chinese and Western music, and is renowned for his artistic interpretation and cultural awareness. He is frequently invited to be the guest conductor for international symphony orchestras and Chinese orchestras.