Shanghai-born conductor Tsung Yeh holds a unique historical position in being the first conductor ever to hold music directorships both of a western symphony orchestra and a major Chinese instrument symphony orchestra. He presently holds posts as conductor laureate of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, music director of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, and music director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra (IN). His recent guest conducting appearances have included the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Minnesota Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic, China National Symphony, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and the Calgary Philharmonic, as well as numerous other orchestras in the United States, Europe, and Asia. In 1991 he was among three conductors chosen for the Conductor Mentor Programme of the ASOL, working with Daniel Barenboim and Pierre Boulez at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He previously held posts as Exxon/Arts Endowment Conductor of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, resident conductor of the Florida Orchestra, principal guest conductor of the Albany Symphony Orchestra, music director of the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, and music director of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta.