"Taiwanese Saxophonist Chi-Chun Chen is currently studying with Arno Bornkamp at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. For his previous studies, he attended the Taipei University of the Arts (Professor Chia-Hsiu Tsai) and Wu-Ling Senior High School (Professor Yi-Lun Chen).
He is the director of Art Pondo Saxophone Ensemble (Taiwan) and an internship member of MIT Saxophone Ensemble. He has attended many masterclasses, studying with famous musicians: Jean-Marie Londeix, Nicolas Prost, Vincent David, Philippe Geiss, Alexandre Souillart, Daniel Grenelle, Marco Albonetti, Lars Mlekusch, Otis Murphy, Nikita Zimin, Naomi Sullivan, Hans de Jong, Kortun Asatryan, Hiroshi Hara, and Masanori Oishi.
Arranged and conducted the well-known opera “Carmen” by French composer Georges Bizet into Saxophone Ensemble version, and performed in five cities in Taiwan with Art Pondo Saxophone Ensemble.
Performed the saxophone version of the Ninth Symphony of the Czech composer Antonin Dvorak with CvA Sax in Royal Concertgebouw.
Won the third prize in the International Chieri Wind Competition
Accepted for the bachelor program of Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Semi-finalist and the Best Emerging Young Performer of the 5th Jean-Marie Londeix International Saxophone Competition.
First prize in the First Asian Saxophone Congress Competition