王甫建 WANG Pu-jian（1953年9月11日～）
WANG Pu-jian (born September 11, 1953) is a conductor, composer, and educator. He is the President of the Conducting Professional Committee of the Chinese Musicians’ Association, a professor at the Central Conservatory of Music, and the head of the Chinese Music Department at the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music. He has previously served as the resident conductor and artistic director of the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music Youth Chinese Orchestra, as well as the artistic director and conductor for the “Jinfan” Art Troupe’s Chinese Orchestra and the Peking University Chinese Orchestra. He has also held positions as the leader and artistic director of the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra and as a consultant for the Shanghai Musicians Association.
WANG Pu-jian was born in Shanghai on September 11, 1953. In 1977, he was admitted to the Conducting Department of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, where he studied symphonic and choral conducting under the renowned conductor Professor HUANG Fei-li. He also completed all the composition theory courses during his studies. After graduating, he remained at the conservatory as a faculty member, serving as the resident conductor and artistic director of the Youth Chinese Orchestra. This marked his entry into the realm of Chinese traditional music, where he dedicated himself to exploring and innovating in the field of contemporary ethnic music art.
Since 1991, WANG Pu-jian has been invited to Taiwan multiple times, conducting performances with the Kaohsiung City Chinese Orchestra, the Taipei Chinese Orchestra, and the Taiwan Chinese Orchestra. In February 1996, he led a group to Singapore for two concerts, and in July 1997, he led a group to Japan to participate in the International Youth Music Festival. In January 1999, he visited the Liszt Academy of Music in Hungary for performances and academic exchanges. In 2000, he was invited to conduct the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, followed by conducting the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra in August 2001. In 2003, he led a group to Hong Kong for performances.
WANG Pu-jian has composed various works in the field of Chinese traditional music, including the Pipa Concerto “Ambush on All Sides”, the Double Pipa Concerto “Broken Bridge”, the Chinese Orchestra pieces “Moon Reflected on Erquan”, “Mountain Songs and Dance”, the bowed and plucked string instrument piece “West River Moon”, and the Dizi solo “Scattered Order”, among others. He has also been commissioned to create works such as the Three-stringed Instrument and Orchestra “Four Folk Tunes”, the Pipa and Orchestra “Swan in the Sea”, and the Pipa Concerto “Tianji”. Additionally, he has arranged and adapted numerous folk songs and traditional tunes. His large-scale Chinese traditional orchestral work “Season of the Sun” has received first prize. He has also made guest appearances conducting the China National Symphony Orchestra, the China National Traditional Orchestra, and the China Broadcast Chinese Orchestra in concerts featuring symphonic works by renowned Chinese composers and challenging contemporary compositions.