DR. CHIA FEN WENG

翁佳芬博士

Dr. Chia-Fen Weng is one of the most active and outstanding choral conductors in Taiwan. She employs profound interpretation on an extensive choral repertoire and premiers many new Taiwanese commissioned works. She dedicates herself to choral education and development and has been invited to be the jury or lecturer at international choral festivals and competitions.

Born in Taipei, after graduating from National Taiwan Normal University, Chia-Fen Weng went to University of Texas at Austin in USA to study with Dr. M. Beachy and received her D.M.A. degree in Choral Conducting in 1995. In the following year, Dr. Weng returned to Taiwan to teach at National Sun Yat-sen University. In 2000, she became a part-time conducting faculty at National Taiwan Normal University. She is a passionate and committed teacher of conducting and strongly believes in a creative approach to learning and teaching.

Dr. Weng is currently the president of Taiwan Choral Association, a member of International Federation of Choral Music (“IFCM”) and a life member of American Choral Directors Association (“ACDA”).

翁佳芬老師曾任台北仁愛國中、成功高中音樂教師,師大合唱團、台北市教師合唱團、高雄市教師合唱團、台北室內合唱團指揮,台北世紀合唱團、國立實驗合唱團客席指揮、蔚藍之聲合唱團客席指揮、台北木樓合唱團客席指揮。翁老師現為國立中山大學音樂系教授,兼任於國立台灣師範大學音樂研究所指揮組,並擔任中山大學音樂系合唱團、高雄室內合唱團、青韵合唱團指揮;為美國合唱聯盟(ACDA)、世界合唱音樂聯盟(IFCM)會員。

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