許瀞心 老師

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     她能從指揮台上將她的魄力,傳達給:樂團,及聽眾!”

---奧瑞岡日報

於2003年上任為國立台灣師範大學音樂學系交響樂團音樂總監及指揮。並擔任紐約州巴德大學(Bard College)指揮家研究院之客席指揮。

生於台灣,基隆。七歲時開始接受音樂教育,由許子義老師啟蒙。主修鋼琴,副修低音提琴,畢業於基隆仁愛國小;台北縣光仁中學及國立台灣師範大學音樂系,師事林順賢、林橋、司徒興城、隆超、許德舉、張彩湘、陳明律、饒大鷗、蕭滋等教授。在美攻讀碩士期間,追隨知名低音提琴家Gary Karr,在Hartt School of Music就讀。得到低音提琴音樂碩士學位後,轉而跟隨著名指揮家Charles Bruck學習指揮,取得藝術家文憑。之後亦在緬因州Pierre Monteaux Domain School、南卡羅來那州Conductor’s Institute 及科羅拉多州Aspen 音樂節與Harold Farberman及Murry Sidlin等學習更深入的指揮技巧。

曾任舊金山女子愛樂樂團指揮及藝術總監一職,同時也曾任密蘇里州春田市交響樂團指揮。在這之前,還擔任過奧瑞岡州Eugene 市莫札特室內樂團音樂總監,及奧瑞岡交響樂團助理指揮。

曾在遍布全美、亞洲,及俄羅斯等地擔任過客席指揮家。與美國國家交響樂團合作,在華盛頓特區甘乃迪中心為一系列專為青少年交流活動的計畫登台演出。亦曾以客席指揮的身份與聖路易交響樂團有多場演出。在台灣,則與國內數個交響樂團有不定期的客席演出活動。曾合作過的樂團包括美國愛荷華州Cedar Rapids交響樂團,賓州Harrisburg交響樂團,康乃迪克州Hartford交響樂團,密西根州Kalamazoo交響樂團,德州Lubbock交響樂團,加州Stockton交響樂團,威斯康辛州綠灣交響樂團,密西根州底特律交響樂團,肯塔基州Louisville交響樂團,奧瑞岡交響樂團,阿拉巴馬州Mobile交響樂團,伊利諾州Elgin交響樂團。在俄國方面有Irkutsk室內樂團及Irkutsk交響樂團,以及韓國的KBS、Prime和Sung Nam交響樂團,中國國家交響樂團。

於1997年起,與舊金山女子愛樂樂團也連續三年獲得ASCAP協會及美國交響樂團聯盟所頒發之最佳編排新曲目獎項。同時,也參與了多次世界首演的演出活動。與舊金山女子愛樂樂團所灌錄的第一張CD於2002年發行,曲目是三首由一位非裔美籍作曲家Florence Price所譜寫的交響樂專輯。2001年9月率舊金山女子愛樂樂團赴巴西於里約及聖保羅巡迴演出,與巴西三大名歌手Nana Cayammi, Leila Pinheiro及Daniela Mercury攜手成功演出,並於巴西實況電視轉播。

除帶領國立台灣師範大學音樂系交響樂團於國家音樂廳舉行定期公演之外,亦不定期率團巡迴演出。2006年5月正逢師大慶祝一甲子校慶,師大交響樂團首次踏上澳洲大陸進行「2006年澳洲訪問交流音樂會」之行,足跡遍及昆士蘭及雪梨兩音樂院以及坎培拉之澳洲國家大學三處,各場演出皆深受僑界及當地樂評之讚賞,非常成功的著手國民外交、文化交流及精采的演出。2007年9月再度帶領國立台灣師範大學音樂系交響樂團及福爾摩沙節慶合唱團於美國加州聖地牙哥,洛杉磯聖蓋博及聖荷西舉行《福爾摩沙之夢》巡迴音樂會,向美國友人以及台僑鄭重介紹蕭泰然大師的作品《福爾摩沙鎮魂曲》與柯芳隆的《2000年之夢》。

2008年4月應邀客席指揮中國國家交響樂團於北京國家大劇院演出“2008北京國際女音樂家大會”之開幕式音樂會。2007及2009年並應邀於雪梨音樂院教學指導及客席指揮交響樂團演出。2009年9月應邀客席指揮密蘇里州春田市交響樂團指揮之75週年團慶音樂會。

 


 

APO Ching-Hsin HSU      

Conductor

She generates electricity from the podium in two directions:

into the orchestra and into the audience.”  The Oregonian

Apo Ching-Hsin Hsu began her tenure as the Orchestra Director at the National Taiwan Normal University in the fall of 2003. In the summers since 2000, Ms.Hsu serves as a guest faculty member at The Conductor's Institute at Bard College in New York.

Hsu has previously served as the Music Director and Conductor of the Springfield Symphony in Missouri, Artistic Director of The Women's Philharmonic in San Francisco and as Music Director and Conductor of the Oregon Mozart Players in Eugene, Oregon after completing a three-year tenure as Affiliate Artist/NEA Assistant Conductor of the Oregon Symphony.

In September 2001, “Avon Women in Concert” presented Ms. Hsu on tour in Brazil with The Women's Philharmonic performing an all bossa novaprogram featuring the works of the Brazilian poet, Vinicius de Moraes. In spring of 2000, producer Debbie Allen included Ms. Hsu with The Women'sPhilharmonic in a series entitled “Cool Women,” which was broadcast on US cable television through the 2000-2001 season. Ms. Hsu and The Women's Philharmonic recorded a CD together featuring the symphonic music of African American composer Florence Price, released on the Koch International Classics label in spring of 2001.

Guest appearances have taken Ms. Hsu all over the US as well as Russia, Asia, and Australia. In a performance with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, she captivated students in an interactive Youth Education Series. Ms. Hsu has also collaborated with various Symphony Orchestras in Taiwan. Other guest appearances have included several performances for youth with the Saint Louis Symphony, a summer concert with the Minnesota Orchestra and two appearances with the San Francisco Symphony. In addition, with the Interlochen Music Festival, Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, the Symphonies of: Southwest Florida, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Eugene, Elgin, Mobile, Harrisburg, Wheeling, West Shore, Lubbock, Wichita, Green Bay, Stockton and Oregon, three appearances with the Hartford Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival; the Missouri and Reno Chamber Orchestras, and a two-week residency in Irkutsk, Russia.

During 2003 season, Ms. Hsu collaborated with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra. The fall of 2004 marked Ms. Hsu's debut with the Kaohsiung City Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan as well as the Sung Nam and Prime Philharmonic Orchestras in Seoul, Korea. Ms. Hsu returned to guest conduct the NTSO in spring 2005 and returned to guest conduct the KBS (Korean Broadcasting System) Symphony Orchestra in November 2005. Ms. Hsu has guest conducted and led the Taiwan Wind Ensemble and Tao Yuan Symphonic Band, both esteemed professional symphonic bands in Taiwan, with diverse and interactive programs.

Ms. Hsu led the National Taiwan Normal University Symphony Orchestra for the University's 60th Anniversary Celebration, on a weeklong, three-city, Australian cultural exchange tour in May 2006. With the National Taiwan Normal University Symphony Orchestra and the Festival Chorus, they embarked a California tour titled “Formosa Dreaming” in September 2007.

Ms. Hsu was invited to guest conduct the Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra in 2007 and returned again in August 2009. She returned to the Kaohsiung City Symphony Orchestra in 2007, as well as guest conducting the China National Symphony Orchestra in the opening concert to the “2008 Beijing International Congress on Women in Music” at the new China National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing. Presented by the International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM) and the China Conservatory of Music (CCM), Congress held in April 2008. In March 2009, she appeared with the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra in Iowa on their Masterworks Series. In September 2009, Ms. Hsu returned to lead the Springfield Symphony Orchestra in Missouri for their 75 th anniversary season celebratory opening concert. In October 2010, Ms. Hsu guest conducted the Lamont Symphony Orchestra in Denver with an US premier of two pieces by Taiwanese composer Hsu Tsang-Houei's Deux Mouvements pour orchestre a cordes, Op. 26 and Nu-guan-zi after The Poetic-tune of Wei Zhuang, Op. 14.

Ms. Hsu has served on the faculty for the American Symphony Orchestra League Conducting Workshops, National Youth Orchestra Festival 2000, the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute 2002 and 2004, the 2007 All State Orchestra in New Mexico and the 2009 All State Orchestra in Colorado. She has been a Music Review Panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, and Meet The Composers in New York City. And serves as an Evaluation Committee member at the CKS Center in Taipei.

 

( December 2010 )