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Zuohuang Chen

Biography

Maestro Chen Zuohuang started his early piano study at the Middle School Attached to Central Conservatory in Beijing, and later graduated from the Conservatory's Conducting Department. At the recommendation of Maestro Seiji Ozawa, Chen went to the United States to study at the Tanglewood Music Center and at the School of Music, University of Michigan. He has the honor the first person ever to have received the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Michigan in 1985, as well as becoming the first Doctor of Musical Arts of P. R. China.

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