About the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 1945, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra is theoldest symphony orchestra in Taiwan. Since the beginning of its establishment,it was subordinate to the Taiwan Garrison Command, the Taiwan Art Construction Association,the Taiwan Provincial Department of Education, the Department of Culture, the Councilfor Cultural Affairs, and the Executive Yuan. In May 2012, it is subordinate toMinistry of Culture. The Orchestra is located in Wufeng, Taichung. It is acomprehensive music group with well-organized software and hardware.

Over 70years of history, under the accumulated establishment ofdirectors of past terms and the promotion of the current director Suan-Yung Liu,National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra has had rich performing experience.Countless international teams and musicians have been invited to perform withthe Orchestra. 

Under the leadership of theformer ArtisticAdvisor Lan Shui and Wen-Pin Chien, NationalTaiwan Symphony Orchestra has learnedfrom tradition and connected with thetrends of the new age, expecting itselfto focus on "exquisite","popular", "classical",and "creative"performances so as to promote the musical life of thegeneral public and achievethe goal of social harmony.