Professor Patricia Shehan Campbell
Donald E. Petersen Professor of Music
University of Washington
Chair, Smithsonian Folkways Board
Patricia Shehan Campbell is Donald E. Peterson Professor of Music at the University of Washington, where she teaches courses at the interface of education and ethnomusicology. She has lectured on the pedagogy of world music and children’s musical culture throughout the United States, in much of Europe and Asia, in Australia, New Zealand, South America, and eastern and southern Africa (especially Tanzania). She is the author of Lessons from the World (1991), Music in Cultural Context (1996), Songs in Their Heads (1998, 2010), Teaching Music Globally (2004), Musician and Teacher (2008), co-author of Music in Childhood (2013, fourth edition), co-editor of the Global Music Series and the Oxford Handbook on Children’s Musical Cultures (2013). Campbell was designated the MENC Senior Researcher in Music Education in 2002, and in 2012 was a winner of the Taiji Award for the preservation of traditional music. She is chair of the Advisory Board of Smithsonian Folkways and past-president of The College Music Society.
Patricia Shehan Campbell 教授華盛頓大學
Donald E. Petersen 音樂教授
Smithsonian Folkways Board主席
Patricia Shehan Campbell現任華盛頓大學的Donald E. Petersen音樂教授，她教授的課程包括音樂教育及音樂民族學。她曾到英國、歐洲及亞洲部份地區、紐西蘭、南美、東非及西非(尤其是坦桑尼亞)等地講課。她是Lessons from the World (1991) 、 Music in Cultural Context (1996) 、 Songs in Their Heads (1998, 2010) 、 Teaching Music Globally (2004) 、 Musician and Teacher (2008)的著者，Music in Childhood (2013, fourth edition) 的合著者，以及 The Global Music Series and the Oxford Handbook on Children’s Musical Cultures (2013) 的合編者。她於2002年被選為MENC 高級音樂教育研究員，並於2012年獲得Taiji Award以表揚她對傳統音樂保育的貢獻。她現為 The Advisory Board of Smithsonian Folkways主席，亦曾任The College Music Society主席。
Mr. Ronnie Cheng Kay Yen
Diocesan Boys School, Hong Kong
Educated in Hong Kong and the United States, Mr. Ronnie Kay Yen Cheng is a seasoned conductor of both the Choral and Orchestra Arts. Under his direction, his ensembles have won International accolades and World Championships at the World Choir Games held in the United States, Germany, Korea and China; the International Eisteddfod in Wales, UK; The Brahms Choral Festival in Germany and performances around the world. In particular the 4 consecutive “Young Male Choir Championships” awarded to the DBS Choir is longest winning streak at the World Choir Games. Through the years, Mr. Cheng's contributions to the Choral arts have been well recognized as he was awarded the Outstanding Artistic Award as well as The Outstanding Conductor Award in International Competitions. Under his Leadership, the Diocesan Boys School Choir and the Joint Choir of Diocesan Boys School and Diocesan Girls School students and alumni: the Diocesan Choral Society, are Hong Kong’s highest ranking Choirs in the World. Mr. Cheng was the Head of Music Department at DBS from 1990 – 2012. At the annual Hong Kong Schools Music Festivals, Mr. Cheng lead his ensembles to multiple accolades: Best Choir of the Year, Best Mixed Choir of the Year, Best Girls Choir of the Year, Best Boys Choir, Best Junior Choir of the Year, Championships in Orchestra and String Orchestra, as well as the Outstanding School Award. Mr. Cheng is also active in the field of education. Currently the School offers both IB as well as HKDSE Music in addition to General Music.
Mr. Cheng is the 10th and current Headmaster of the Diocesan Boys School, Hong Kong.