Dr. CHEN Zheng-Gang (born in 1963), an ethnomusiologist,the sixth head of the Taipei Chinese Orchestra, is a Hakka whose hometown locates in Xinpu, Hsinchu and has been playing Eight Sounds (eight kinds of instrument) with their elders since childhood, with immersed traditional culture enrichment. Dr. CHEN completed his master's thesis on Atayal music evolution, which was a pioneer in Taiwan, and completed his doctoral dissertation in researching traditional Chinese music from aspects of Taiwan’s historical views. He has served as the Secretary-general of the Chinese Music Society in Taiwan, an erhu player of the Chinese Orchestra of Broadcasting Corporation of China, a junior high school teacher, and a professional manager of the Taiwan Chinese Orchestra (formerly the Experimental Chinese Orchestra of the Ministry of Education) for more than 20 years. He has planned and implemented nearly 2,000 performances at home and abroad, produced more than 50 audio-visual albums, enthusiastically participated in public affairs of performing arts and intangible cultural assets, and promoted engagements of music culture. He has been a long-term professor at Chinese Culture University, National Taiwan University of the Arts, etc., specializing in philosophy of music, Chinese music history, Taiwan music history, Austronesian folk music, art administration and management, etc., and ever published various insightful and inspirational articles regarding social observations and art comments in diversified media. In 2020, he was enrolled as the founding director of the Department of Art, International College, Krirk University in Thailand. In May 2021, he took over as the sixth head of Taipei Chinese Orchestra, striving to elevate social enrichment of art and culture as his own responsibility.