Chiao Yuan-pu earned his PhD in Musicology from King's College London and was an Edison Fellow at the British Library. He also holds a Master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, and a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from National Taiwan University. He has penned over twelve books, including Listening to Chopin, A Road to Classical Music, and The Colors between Black and White (available in Chinese and Japanese versions). He also wrote adapted screenplays for A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Shakespeare/Mendelssohn, starring Sylvia Chang, and Peer Gynt by Ibsen/Grieg, starring Wang Yao-qing. He has organised and presented several lecture recital series, such as the “Music and Literature” for the University of Hong Kong’s MUSE programme, the “Fun Opera” for the National Taichung Theater, and the “Keynote Lectures” for the Taiwan Philharmonic. He planned and scripted the Music-themed episodes for the National Taichung Theater’s video series “What’s Chill About Performance”. Recently, he produced and delivered a lecture series, “Stories, Appreciation, Life – Chiao Yuan-pu’s 37 Classical Music Lessons” for SAT. Knowledge and Linking Publishing. Chiao took home the Golden Bell Award for Best Non-Popular Music Broadcast Programme in 2013, and the Golden Melody Award for Best Album Producer under the Traditional Arts category for Pushkin in Music in 2022.