Chuan-An Hou

National Taiwan University of Arts

Assistant Professor

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Chuan-An started learning the trumpet with his father at the age of 12. He completed his bachelor’s degree with a full scholarship at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (Singapore), and Master’s degree at New England Conservatory under the tutelage of Ben Wright. Thereafter, he served as Principal Trumpet of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra from 2013 - 2022. He has also appeared as guest artist in numerous performances and recording sessions with orchestras in Hamburg, Boston and Taiwan, as well as with Hamburg Opera, Boston Chamber Orchestra, and Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra.

In 2021, Chuan-An completed his Konzertexamen at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg under Matthias Höfs.

Chuan-An is currently Assistant Professor at National Taiwan University of Arts and also an ambassador of Schilke trumpet.

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