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陳茂生 CHEN Mao- Sheng 管風琴演奏家、合唱指揮家 返回

陳茂生(1942年生),教會音樂家、管風琴演奏家。出生於新竹市。自幼成長於教會,曾隨徐頌仁習琴。大學畢後赴美,先後獲奧斯伯利及美南浸信會神學院音樂藝術碩士及教會音樂碩士,主修管風琴,亦於博士班專攻合唱指揮。學成回臺,擔任台灣神學院(今台灣神學研究院)教會音樂系主任。1977年,該院獲施麥哲牧師捐贈管風琴後,陳茂生積極教導學生,舉行示範音樂會、廣開管風琴課程。1985年,應教育部禮聘擔任國家音樂廳管風琴之設計及裝置顧問。1986-1991年,為該廳策劃每年兩場管風琴演奏會,廣邀歐美名家演出。他更編譯世界各國基督教聖樂合唱作品,至今出版超過150冊,嘉惠教會詩班。2005年退休定居美國,亦活躍於美國教會、管風琴界。陳茂生為臺灣推廣管風琴音樂先驅,對基督教聖樂發展貢獻卓越。

Chen Mao-sheng, born in 1942 in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is a church musician and organist with a life-long connection with church and organ music in Taiwan. Cheng grew up with church music and once learned the piano from Hsu Sung-jen. He went for postgraduate studies in the USA, where he got his Master of Art in Religion and Master of Art in Church Music, majoring in organ and also being good at choral conducting, and then came back to serve as Director of Department of Music, Taiwan Theological College and Seminary. Chen has given numerous organ classes and worked proactively on arranging and translating sacred choral music from around the world, which resulted in the publication of a series of 100-plus volumes of choral music by Glory Music and Grace Music, thereby making outstanding contributions to the development of organ and Christian sacred music in Taiwan.