CHEN Shu-Si, born in 1957 in Taiwan, is a composer and conductor. CHEN received degrees from the department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of National Taiwan University and from the Vienna Conservatory (now known as the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna; Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien). He served as assistant conductor for the National Symphony Orchestra and associate conductor and Vice-General Director for the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra. Between 1999 and 2007 he was the General Director for Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra and between March 2003 and March 2011, the vice-General Director of Taipei Symphony Orchestra. Later he was invited to serve as associate researcher and Vice-General Director for National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra. In August 2013 he took the teaching position of associate professor in the applied music department at Tainan National University of Arts and in 2015 served as the department chair. In 2016 CHEN accepted the position of the General Director of Taipei Symphony Orchestra.