Jui-Ching Wang, D.M.A., is professor at Northern Illinois University where she teaches music education and world music courses and coordinates world music program.
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 State University. She has published refereed articles in Philosophy of Music Education Review, the International Journal of Music Education, the Journal of Band Research, the Journal or Historical Research in Music Education, the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) General Music Today and Music Educators Journal, the Orff Echo, Piano Magazine, and in non-music journals, such as Education about Asia and Pacific Historical Review. Fluent in Chinese, she has published articles on the topics of music and culture, music education, and world music in The Performing Arts, Taipei Chinese Music, Music Browse, and the Journal of Aesthetic Education. She is also a contributor to the New Grove Dictionary of American Music (2nd edition), Oxford Handbook of Asian Philosophies and Music Education (forthcoming), and Teaching Asian Art: Content, Context, and Pedagogy, a National Art Education Association (NAEA) publication.
To promote world music pedagogy, Wang organized the Teaching World Music Symposium at Northern Illinois University in April 2015. As a clinician advocating the study of music as culture, she has provided training and demonstrations for in-service teachers and music students in the U.S., Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, China, and Taiwan to help them expand their cultural horizons through music. A Fulbright Scholar, Wang studied traditional Javanese children’s singing games, tembang dolanan anak, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in 2016-17.