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錢善華 CHIEN Shan- Hua 作曲家、民族音樂學者 返回

錢善華,身兼男高音演唱家、作曲家、民族音樂學者、合唱指揮等多重身份。1954 年出生於臺中市。學生時期參加合唱團啟發音樂興趣,並走上專業之路。臺灣師範大學音樂學系畢業後赴蘭嶼服務,致力記錄保存雅美(達悟)族傳統音樂。留學獲得加州大學爾灣分校藝術碩士與奧地利維也納國立音樂院作曲文憑。在聲樂演唱、作曲、臺灣原民音樂研究,都有可觀成果。現任臺灣師範大學音樂學系與民族音樂研究所專任教授,中華民國民族音樂學會、臺灣民族音樂學會理事長等職。

Chien Shan-hua, born in 1954 in Taichung, is a tenor vocalist, composer, ethnomusicologist, and choral conductor. Chien was inspired by his choral experience as a student to pursue a musical career. After he graduated from Department of Music, National Taiwan Normal University, Chien went to teach in Lanyu island, where he began to record traditional music of the Dawu tribe. Later on, he went abroad and got Master of Art from University of California, Irvine, and Composition Diploma from Vienna National Conservatory of Music. Chien has had impressive achievements in the areas of vocal performance, composition, and research in music of indigenous peoples in Taiwan. Currently he is a full-time professor at Department of Music and Graduate Institute of Ethnomusicology and Dean of College of Music of the National Taiwan Normal University and also serves as chairman of Society for Ethnomusicology, R.O.C. (Taiwan).