任蓉，1940年出生。自幼即展現過人的歌唱才華，順利進入臺灣省立師範大學音樂系。1965年赴義大利深造，於1968年畢業於羅馬聖濟琪莉亞（Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia）音樂，並展開將二十餘年的歌劇舞臺演唱生涯。1993年返臺後，積極推展國際歌唱交流活動、創辦「世華聲樂大賽」、創立「任蓉表演藝術學坊」，藉由大師班、講座、執筆論述等方式，傳揚美妙的演唱世界。
REN Rong(Jenny Ren), born in 1940, showed her singing talent when she was little. She studied in the music department of Taiwan Provincial Teachers’ College (the predecessor of National Taiwan Normal University). She went to Italy for further study in 1965 and graduated from the Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome, majoring in music. After that she began her career as an operatic performer. She returned to Taiwan in 1993 and dedicated herself to international singing exchanges. She also founded Mondial Chinese Vocalist Concours and Ren Rong Performing Arts Studio, intending to promote the beauty of singing through masterclasses, forums, and publications.