Director|Wang, Chan

Education Background

  • Konseveratorium der Stadt Wien, double major in trumpet and opera conducting
  • Master of Music in orchestral conducting, Soochow University Music Department
  • National Taiwan Academy of Arts, major in trumpet

Currently

  • Music Director of the Kaohsiung City Wind Orchestra
  • Assistant Professor at the National Kaohsiung Normal University
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Taipei National University of the Arts


Studied trumpet with Prof. Hsueh-fu Pi and Prof. Richard Schwameis (Wiener Symphoniker)
Studied conducting with Chi-jen Chang and Prof. Reinhard Schwarz (Conductor at Nationaltheater München)

Wang has conducted many school bands and orchestras of all levels in Taiwan. The school bands and orchestras he conducted have won 32 regional championships and 23 national championships in music contests to date. Wang became the music director of the Kaohsiung City Wind Orchestra in 2012. The Wind Orchestra has worked with the principle trumpeter of the Berliner Philharmoniker Gabor Takövi and the principle trumpeter of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam since. Wang is invited to conduct the China Dunshan Symphonic Wind Orchestra in Beijing in 2014. Wang is the first guest conductor ever of the DSWO.