“Cheng-Te Yeh is a gifted young conductor, He has the great conducting technique and tasting, He always show the wonderful music and the personality in the podium and orchestra.”
* Lan Shui,
Laureate Conductor of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Honorary Conductor of the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra
“Tony is such a talented conductor, and his strong, and passionate qualities enable him to coordinate well with orchestra.”
* Leonid Grin,
Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra of Chile
Cheng-Te Yeh is currently Assistant Conductor of the Macao Orchestra. He served as Assistant Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonic in Taiwan, China. Having a passion for orchestral performance, Yeh possesses precise, refreshing conducting skills, and is adept at presenting music in passionate style. In addition to conducting orchestral works and premiering contemporary pieces, he also directs and plans a diversity of crossover concerts for theatre, dance drama and of folk music and pop music, winning praise, and feedback from various sectors.
In 2013, Yeh obtained the Diplôme Supérieur de Direction d’Orchestre de Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, after passing the exam with “the unanimous approval and congratulations of the jury”, with a highest honor, for two consecutive years – thus becoming the first person in 32 years to graduate with such results in a shortest period. In 2017, he received his Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting from the Haute École de Musique de Lausanne, where he had studied under renowned French conductor, Aurélien Azan Zielinski.
During his years in Europe, Yeh actively participated in international conducting activities and music academies. In 2016, he won a full scholarship from the Swiss government to participate in the internationally renowned Gstaad Menuhin Festival, and collaborated with prominent musicians including the clarinet family Ottensamer, cellist Sol Gabetta, pianist Gwhyneth Chen and violinist Richard Lin. In February 2014, he was selected to join the world-renowned Järvi Academy for a second time.
He then conducted several performances in Estonia, under the guidance of maestros like Neeme Järvi, Pavo Järvi and Leonid Grin. He has cooperated with orchestras including, the Gstaad Festival Orchestra, Järvi Academy Orchestra, Pärnu city Orchestra, the VU Orchestra (Amsterdam), Taiwan Philharmonic, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Evergreen Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan), Kaohsiung City Chinese Orchestra, to name a few.
Yeh also focuses on arts education and fostering talents. In 2023, he led his student orchestra to win the gold medal of the Global Youth Music Festival (SCL Festival) in Vienna, and perform at the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, guiding young music students’ learning and growth.