Enlightened by the former chief of R.O.C Navy Band, Zehn-Han Liang, Yi-Fu Chen began his conducting career.
In 1999, he participated in the "International Band Conductor Clinic" hosted by NTSO (National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra) and during that time, he learned conducting from Dr. Frederick Fennell and Dr. Rodney Winther. The two maestro have been a great influence on his conducting career. Deeply touched by the art of conducting, Yi-Fu has delved into the art and following the several well-known conductor, including Dr. John Bell, Dr. Frank L. Battisti, Prof. Tsunanobu Kawamoto, Prof. Guo Lian-Chang, Douglas Bostock. Having the same goal with Dr. R. Winther, Yi-Fu not only received futher instruction but dedicated into the art of wind music and most importantly, sharing this beauty.
He is currently being the Assistant Conductor of Taiwan Wind Ensemble, the Music Director of Shock Wind Band , the Music Director and Conductor of Tamkang University Alumni Wind Ensemble and instructor of Tamkang University Wind Band 、National Cheng-Kung University Wind Band and Jin-Shang Junior High School Band .