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陳中申 CHEN Chung- Shen 作曲家、指揮家、演奏家 返回

陳中申,1956年生於雲林縣,11歲習竹笛,15歲考入省立臺中師師範專科學校(今臺中教育大學),加入國樂社。1973年即以自己創作的笛曲《山滔》參加臺灣區音樂比賽決賽,獲國樂類吹管組高中組第二名。1974年拜師陳澄雄習西洋長笛,也隨賴德和習理論。1981年插班考取東吳大學音樂系,主修理論作曲,師事馬水龍及盧炎老師。其寫作的國樂曲,兼具西洋傳統、現代,以及中國、臺灣之間的融合與創新,獨具一格;笛、簫曲的創作則在技法上屢有突破與創新。國內由其委託創作或首演的笛、簫作品多達五十首以上。近年來更研發陳氏半音笛,將笛子性能往前推進,獲各專業國樂團採用,對臺灣笛簫發展卓有貢獻。陳中申因其音樂上的成就而獲1992年臺灣十大傑出青年、1998年中興文藝獎音樂獎。

Born in 1956 in Yulin, Chen started learning Chinese flute at 11, and at the age of 15 he was admitted to Taichung Normal College, where he joined the Chinese Music Club. In 1973, he won 2nd place with his own creation Shantou (mountain waves) in High School Group of Chinese Wind instruments of Taiwan Music Contest. In 1974, he started learning western flute from Chen Cheng-hsiung and music theory from Lai Te-he. In 1982, he was admitted to Department of Music, Soochow University, where he majored in composition and learned from Ma Shui-long and Lu Yen. His Chinese musical compositions are unique in style and feature innovative fusions of the East and the West, of the traditional and the modern, and of China and Taiwan, while his musical creations for Chinese flute and xiao are often marked with technical creativity and breakthroughs. So far he has been commissioned to compose or premiere over five musical works for Chinese flute and xiao. Recently he made another outstanding contribution to the development of Chinese flute and xiao music in Taiwan with his invention of Chen’s Semitone Flute, which brings the flute functionality to the next level and has been widely adopted by many professional Chinese music performing groups. His musical achievements have won him awards like Ten Outstanding Young Persons in Taiwan (1992) and Zhongxing Arts and Culture Awards (Music category, 1998).