Born in 1956, Chen Yang is a notable Taiwanese composer who has shown great talent in music since young age. He started learning to play the piano at 5, and composed commercial music at 8. When he was 13, he was mentored by Lee Zhi-chuan, the "musician of second generation of new Taiwanese music." At the age of 15, he published a solo piano collection and held a recital at Jhungshan Auditorium. After graduating with a degree in music theory from the Department of Music at Chinese Culture University, he went to the U.S. to pursue further studies at Dick Grove School of Music. Specializing in composing, arranging, and producing music, Chen's works span theatrical productions, films, commercials, and albums. He has received numerous awards at the Golden Horse Awards, the Golden Bell Awards and the Golden Tripod Awards. In 2015, he won the Golden Melody Award for special contribution. He is one of the major driving forces behind the music industry in Taiwan.
2015 The 26th Golden Melody Awards Special Contribution Award
1989 The 26th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Song "The Dull - Ice Flower"
1987 The 24th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Song "Osmanthus Alley"
1985 The 22th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Score "His Matrimony"
2015 The 52th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Score "Murmur of the Hearts"
1992 The 29th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Score "Battle of Chocolate"
1992 The 29th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Song "Battle of Chocolate"
1989 The 26th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Score "The Dull - Ice Flower"
1987 The 24th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Score "Osmanthus Alley"
|2015||Murmur of the Hearts|
2015 Busan International Film Festival-A Window on Asian Cinema
2015 Taipei Film Festival-Best Narrative Feature Nomination
2015 Hong Kong International Film Festival Opening Film
|2011||You're the Apple of My Eye|
2012 Best Chinese Language Film from the Two Coasts of Hong Kong Film Awards 2012 Best New Director (Giddens Ko), Best New Performer (Kai Ko), Audience Award for Favorite Film, and Audience Award for Favorite Performance (Michelle Chen) of the 12th Chinese Film Media Awards 2012 Rising Star Award (Michelle Chen) of New York Asian Film Festival 2011 Best New Performer of the 48th Golden Horse Awards
|1992||BATRLE OF CHOCOLATE|