陳茂萱，作曲家、音樂教育家；1936 年 1 月 7 日出生於雲林北港。作品種類豐富，其中以鋼琴曲的創作數量最多。任教於國立臺灣師範大學音樂系多年並曾擔任系主任工作；1983 年，與其學生共同創立「璇音雅集」，定期發表音樂創作。為中華民國音樂教育學會創辦人，並於 1992 年創立「致凡音樂教學系統」。2013 年，獲第十七屆國家文藝獎。
CHEN Mao-Shuen (CHEN Mao-Xuan) is a famous composer and music educator born in Yunlin County’s Beigang Township on Jan. 7, 1936. He composes music in many genres, with the majority consisted of pieces for piano. Chen had taught in National Taiwan Normal University’s music department for many years. In 1983, he formed an organization called Xuan Yin Ya Ji in collaboration with his students to serve as a platform for sharing new compositions in Taiwan. Chen founded the R.O.C. Association of Music Education and also formulated the WACH music education system. Chen was awarded the National Award for the Arts by NCAF in 2013.