CHO Fu-Chien (1952-) was born in Yuli Town, Hualien County, a pianist and an educator. Graduated from music department of National Taiwan Academy of Arts (now National Taiwan University of Arts) and later went to the United States for further studies, CHO Fu-Chien obtained a master's degree in piano performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. After returning to Taiwan, he worked in the music department of his alma mater, National Taiwan University of Arts, as the head from 1989 to 1991 and 2010 to 2015. As the dean of the department, he endeavored to elevate ethos of learning and art via diversified improvements strategies and feedback to the community with music. He is active and eager to promote music activities and is often invited to tour various places to give speeches and performances and serve as judge or convener of various domestic piano competitions. He is also an early performer who promotes and plays music works of Taiwanese composers, even when he was studying abroad, he often played works of Taiwanese composers in concerts. As a pianist, he researched and published diversified works of local composers, e.g. "Taiwanese Music Philosopher-CHEN Si-Zhi," "Research on CHEN Si-Zhi’s Works," etc., exhibiting a wealth of insightful views. After retiring in 2015, he continued to hold concerts with violinist Jerry Mai in the form of a "Charming Duo" collaboration, quite active in playing local songs in diversified music scenes.