Taiwan National Symphony Youth Orchestra 2023

NSYO 2024 Summer International Tour

In collaboration with Taiwan Philharmonic (known as National Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan), Chenter Foundation is happy to announce our support for US citizen/resident musicians in (Taiwan) National Symphony Youth Orchestra‘s upcoming 2024 Summer International Tour. In line with our mandate, we are encouraging US citizens and resident musicians to experience global learning and performance opportunities. By enabling young talents to engage in a breadth of opportunities, we look forward to them becoming exceptional musicians who will promote empathy and compassion through music.

Through our operations arm Licha Stelaus Productions, we will provide support for US citizen and resident musicians to focus fully on the intensive training courses and rehearsals during the tour, which will be from 20 July to 5 August. Together with Music Director Maestro Jun Märkl, violinist Richard Lin, and other promising youths, these musicians will showcase what they’ve learned in five formal performances across Taiwan, Singapore, and Thailand.

Learn more at https://www.lichastelaus.com/upcoming-events/nsyo2024summer

Read about us in Taiwan’s United Daily News:

Joining The Juilliard School’s Global Council

Richard and Michelle Chen, and Damian Woetzel (president of The Juilliard School)
Richard and Michelle Chen, and Damian Woetzel (president of The Juilliard School)


We are delighted to share the following announcement from The Juilliard School.

Chenter Foundation has been appointed as a founding member of the Juilliard Global Council. Our foundation will be represented by Michelle Chen (Chenter Foundation President) and Richard Chen (Chenter Foundation Secretary/Treasurer).

Founded in 1905, The Juilliard School is a world leader in performing arts education. The school’s mission is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors to achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens.

The Juilliard Journal

The seven founding members of the Global Council are leaders and philanthropists in the performing arts that have convened to advance Juilliard’s mission and global presence. The members also serve as global ambassadors of the school. Through their extensive networks, members will help broaden the school’s outreach to communities of like-minded music lovers.

Chenter Foundation is a global charitable foundation dedicated to improving children’s lives through health care, education, music and the performing arts. We believe in Juilliard’s world-class education and partner with Juilliard to support their young artists in spreading music worldwide with specially endowed scholarships. We believe education, health care, music and the performing arts are not privileges but everyone’s fundamental rights.


Alexandra Woroniecka, Juilliard student and recipient of the Chenter Foundation Cathy and Tony Chen Scholarship

Under the umbrella of the Chenter Foundation, Licha Stelaus Productions was established to spread empathy and compassion through music and the performing arts. Our concerts are inclusive events designed especially for people and groups who lack the opportunities to enjoy high-caliber concerts. In addition, we endeavor to nurture future generations of talented musicians and performing artists with our concert productions.

The world is chaotic and hectic. Nevertheless, we hope to heal hearts and uplift spirits through music’s powers.



Juilliard School journal (Page 2 for Global Council news): http://online.fliphtml5.com/tnxj/ftyx/#p=4


Chenter Foundation Cathy and Tony Chen Scholarship for Classical Music: https://www.chenterfoundation.org/congratulations-to-alexandra-woroniecka/

Juilliard School 2022 Commencement: https://www.juilliard.edu/school/news/media-gallery#/media-gallery/video/156181/juilliard-congratulates-class-2022


Thank You University of Hawaii Foundation!

Thank you University of Hawaii Foundation for the wonderful letters of appreciation! We’re really happy and proud to see that we’ve been able to make a positive impact on so many students’ lives. We hope the students enjoy and cherish their education as we continue to empower and improve the lives of those in need.

University of Hawai’i – Next Steps to Your Future


Chenter Foundation has awarded 119 scholarships this past summer for high school graduates in need to enable them to attend University of Hawaii college systems. Congratulations!

On the News!

Chenter Foundation is proud to be one of the first scholarship funding partners for this very important education project  to promote Hawaii public high school graduates’ college attendance.

Participants can attend free summer classes at University of Hawaii community colleges, benefit from personal advisors, and explore their career options. They will also be eligible for scholarships to attend University of Hawaii campuses in Fall 2021.


Details of this program can be found at nextsteps.hawaii.edu or simply text “nextsteps” to (808) 437-2719 by May 30, 2021.


The Chenter Foundation would like to honor and give special mention to Susana and Jorge Ho for providing scholarship support to aspiring students through the Chenter Foundation Susana & Jorge Ho Next Steps Scholarship. Thank you for giving these students opportunities they otherwise might not have had. Learn more here


We believe health, education, and music are not privileges, but are basic rights of everyone.

We believe widespread proper education is a critical element for a stable society.

*While Chenter Foundation participates in financial grants to this project, determination of eligibility are solely by University of Hawai’i

Photos and Videos: University of Hawai’i Foundation