Hsinchu Youth Symphonic Band
Hsinchu Youth Symphony Band was established when Hsinchu Wind Orchestra embraced its tenth year of foundation. Its members include senior high school, university students, and people contributing to music from all walks of life in Hsinchu. Hsinchu Youth Symphony Band performs in variable types of styles; meanwhile, emphasizing on high-performing standard, In the future, Hsinchu Youth Symphony Band will keep promoting orchestra culture and devote to spreading musical education deeply and widely.
Ming-Shang Shen was born in Hsin-Chu in 1973. Shen is not only a famous conductor, but also a Bassoon Performer and Educator. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from National Institute of the Arts, major in Bassoon Performance. In 2002, he got the master degree from National Taiwan Normal University, major in Conducting. Shen was a band director for over ten years. He is now the Conductor of HSIN-CHU Youth Symphonic Band, and also teaching School Bands at National Chiao-Tung Unversity、Hsin-Chu Senior Hight School. He is also the Founder and Director of the Chih-Yin Woodwind Quintet.