Dr. Jui-Ching Wang is Assistant Professor of Music Education at Northern Illinois University where she teaches music education and world music courses and direct Indonesian gamelan ensemble.
Dr. Wang received her bachelor’s degree in music from Soochow University in Taipei, master’s degrees in piano performance and music education from Northern Illinois University, and her doctorate in music education from Arizona StateUniversity. The title of her dissertation is A Comparative Study of College Students’ Musical Preferences and Musical Aptitudes in the U.S. and Taiwan.
Prior to her studies in the United States, Jui-Ching taught general music and piano, and directed choirs and recorder ensembles at middle school levels in Taiwan. While completing graduate course work at ArizonaState University and NIU, she taught courses in world music, music education, and piano, and participated in several ethnic music ensembles such as the NIU Javanese and Balinese Gamelan Group, ASU Javanese Gamelan Group, and ASU Marimba Maderas de Comitan.
She was a Preparing Future Faculty Fellow (2001-2003) and Arts Bridge Scholar (2002-2003) at ASU and Editorial Assistant of the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education (2002-2003). As an active researcher and clinician, Jui-Ching has published articles in The Performing Arts, Taipei Chinese Music,Journal of Aesthetics Education, and Journal of Band Research. She has presented papers at Arizona State Music Educators Association Conference (AMEA), the Illinois State Music Educators Association All-State Conference (IMEA), the MENC national conference, and international conferences, such as the International Society for Music Education (ISME). She has also presented music workshops and demonstrations for young children and adults in both the United States and Taiwan.