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李淑德 LI Shu-De 小提琴家、音樂教育家 返回

李淑德(1929生),小提琴家、音樂教育家。出生於屏東萬丹。由於父母親之影響,從小就喜愛音樂,拜師張福興學習小提琴。1948年,入臺灣省立師範學院(今臺灣師範大學)藝術系,後轉讀音樂學系,隨戴粹倫學小提琴。1957年赴美進修,1964年取得波士頓新英格蘭音樂院小提琴碩士,為臺灣第一位留美小提琴碩士。頂著光環,返臺後專任於臺灣師範大學音樂學系,1971年更成立中華少年管絃樂團,對提升國內弦樂學習風氣和水準,助益莫大。1981年,獲頒新英格蘭音樂院傑出校友獎。數十年的教學生涯,出自她門下的學生,不可計數,許多躍登國際級演奏家如林昭亮、胡乃元等。2017年獲總統頒發二等景星勳章,表彰其對臺灣弦樂教育從戰後的拓荒,到全面性提升、小提琴家名家輩出之卓越貢獻。

LI Shu-De was born in Wandan, Pingtung in 1929. Her parents exposed her to music from a very early age. In 1948, she was accepted into the Art Department at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), but she eventually switched her major to music. Li studied violin with Dai Cui-Lun. In 1957, she went to study in the US and returned to Taiwan in 1964. Li taught at Tainan Theological College Seminary and NTNU’s Music Department. She taught innumerable pupils during the more than three decades that she served as a teacher. Li is often called “the Taiwanese mother of violin.” When it comes to string music, she was a trailblazer and she trained numerous musicians who are now known internationally. Li revamped string pedagogy in Taiwan.