"I've been a trained musician for my whole life, but lately I've been exploring my creative side through the lens. The entire world is shut down at the moment, but finally, I have the time and energy to admire things around me that I've never noticed before."
A graduate of the Juilliard School, Mr. Wei-En Hsu is an accomplished pianist, organist, conductor, repeater and composer, and recently has added perfumer and photographer into his resume. A native of Taiwan, he received his BFA degree in Piano at the Taipei National University of the Arts. As a musician, he has performed in Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Romania, South Korea, Turkey, UK, and US.
Mr. Hsu is now an Associate Professor at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He is on the board of several arts related organisations in the US, China, Japan and Malaysia, and has been awarded Visiting Professorships at Sichuan University of Arts and Science, Western Orthodox University, European-American University.
For his contribution to the music and arts profession and community, he was elected as an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) in 2017, a Fellow of the Guild of Musicians and Singers (FGMS), an Associate Fellow of the National College of Music (AFNCollM), and a Fellow at the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) in 2020.
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