曾興魁，為融合傳統與前衛音樂的臺灣作曲家與教育家。1946年出生於屏東，就讀屏東師範期間開始接觸音樂，1968年經保送就讀臺灣師範大學音樂系，1977年獲教育部公費，留學於德國芙萊堡音樂學院 (Musik Hochschule im Freiburg, Germany) 就讀，主修理論作曲。返國後，於1981 年開始於師大擔任教職，同時也積極地在國內廣泛發表作品。其早期作品以中國文化特色作為音樂發展的源流，讓傳統因素在與現代音樂技法中交織。近年來開始致力於電子音樂的推行，為音樂創作的發展尋求更大的空間。
TZENG Shing-Kwei is a composer and educator whose compositions combine traditional and avant-garde styles. Born in Pingtung in 1946, he began to be interested in music when studying at Pingtung Teachers College (the predecessor of National Pingtung University). In 1968 he was admitted to National Taiwan Normal University with a waiver of the entrance exam and studied in the music department. In 1977 he received a full fellowship sponsored by the Ministry of Education to study in the Freiburg Conservatory of Music (Hochschule für Musik Freiburg) in Germany, where he majored in composition. After returning to Taiwan, he began to teach at National Taiwan Normal University in 1981 and, meanwhile, was active in premiering his musical works. His compositions in his earlier phase trace the origin of Chinese culture and then interweave traditional elements with modern compositional techniques. In recent years he has dedicated himself to the promotion of electronic music, attempting to explore new possibilities for musical creation.