CHIEN, Shan-Hua

CHIEN, Shan-Hua

Graduated from National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU).

Master of fine arts from University of California at Irvine, U.S.A., Composition diploma at “Hochschule fuer Musik und darstellende Kunst in Wien”, Austria.

He obtained Alban Berg Stiftung, was awarded prizes and has been commissioned for composition by the Council for Cultural Planning and Development.

He was Dean of College of Music, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), Chairman at the Music Department NTNU, President of Taiwan Music Educators' Association, President of the Society for Ethnomusicology in Taiwan, and President of ISCM-Taiwan section.

He conducted Chin-Shei Choir, Taiwan University Choir, Female Choir of Music Department, NTNU, Music Fellowship Choir, and Taipei YMCA Oratorio Choir.

During 2007-2011, he was the project director of “The Beauty of Taiwan Indigenous Music” and “The Austronesian Music Museum”, which belong to the National Digital Archives Program sponsored by Taiwan National Science Council.

He is now retired Professor in Music Department and Graduate Institute of Ethnomusicology in NTNU.

Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Das Trauerlied Orchestra 1986
Orchestral/Concerto Works
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Ode on Austronesia Orchestra, Choir 2014
Anticipation Orchestra 1990
Great Wall Orchestra 1980
Solo Instrumental Works
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Retrospect Cello 2021
Indigen Pipa 2018
Sequence VI 柳葉琴 2009
Sequence V Violin 2004
Sequence IV 古箏 2001
Sequence III Vionloncellon 1999
Sequence II Clarinet 1997
Sequence I Flute 1996
When Taipei meets Bali 甘美朗 1995
Fon-Son 1988
Piano Pieces I Piano 1988

* link to " NCAF online Archive of Grant Fruitages "website (in Chinese)

Title Instrumentation Year Duration
Budai Xi Suite 2022
Taiwan 2022
Retrospect Cello 2021
Indigen Pipa 2018
Sequence VII—for solo voice 2014