28. Huai-En Tsai 蔡懷恩, Trombonist/2014/10

Huai-En Tsai 蔡懷恩, Trombonist

huai_en_tsaiCurrently a freelance musician in Washington D.C area, trombonist Huai-En Tsai 蔡懷恩 enjoys his concert engagements as a solo player, chamber musician and orchestral player. As the winner of the Baltimore Music Club Music Competition in 2006, he has given numerous recitals in various styles in many states as well as in his native Taiwan. His distinguished performances received praises from newspapers which including The Liberty Times, Washington Chinese News, The Epoch Times, The World Journal, Baltimore Examiners, Baltimore City Paper, The Towerlight of Towson University and The Albuquerque Tribune.

As an active orchestral and chamber musician, he has performed with many prominent ensembles such as Baltimore Symphony, Taipei Civic Symphony Orchestra, the Ministry of National Defense Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan, the Yinqi Symphony Orchestra, the Peabody Symphony and the Peabody Concert Orchestra. He also shared stages with many distinguished artists such as David Taylor, Dietmar Kublbock, James Olin, Felix Hell and Ken Lam.

Huai-En holds Bachelor of Music degree from Soochow University in Taiwan, Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. In 2008, he received the prestigious Distinguished Students Scholarship from the Ministry of Education of Taiwan. Since 2007, Huai-En serves as the artistic director/faculty of the Asia Trombone Seminar where he collaborated with many world renowned trombonists to help out younger generation from seven different countries pursuing their goal of being professional trombonists.