Dr. Jason Tye Kong-Chiang
|Senior Lecturer (DS52)
Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A), University of South Carolina, USA
M.Music (Mus.Edu.), Butler University, Indiana, USA
B.Music, Mount Union College, Ohio, USA
- Stairway to Parnassus: Piano Examinations as the Ultimate Symbol of Music Achievement and Success in Malaysia (Conference Proceedings Publication: Hawaii International conference on Arts and Humanities) – 11 January, 2006
- Baseline Study on the Current State and Practices of Formal Music and Art Instruction in Public Schools in Penang, Malaysia (UNESCO International Music Council, Seoul , Korea) - February 10, 2006
- Negotiating Effective Pedagogy: Piano Instruction in Penang, Malaysia (Wacana Seni: Journal of Arts Discourse, USM Publishers) – April, 2006
- Kamus Muzik (Dictionary of Music) - written in collaboration with 5 other lecturers from the music department - to be published in 2007 by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka
Actively involved with music-in-community programmes:
For students of SMK AlMashoor Secondary School
Programme – choir singing, piano playing, music making, music appreciation (Malay, Chinese and Indian music, film music, and music of the Islamic world)
Lecturers - Razak Abdul Aziz, Jason Tye, Yumi Yoshioka, Fakhariah Datuk Lokman, Fatimah Busu.
Student assistants - Lee Chooi Earn, Rofizal Razak and Pravina Manoharan.
Students are acompanied by Mustakhim Sahak, Nur Hayati Abdullah and Mohd. Faisal Abdullah.
March – July 2006
For students of SMK AlMashoor, SMK Raja Tun Uda and SMK Bukit Jambul
Programme - choir singing, piano playing, theory and music appreciation.
Lecturers - Razak Abdul Aziz, Lena Lie, Jason Tye, and Victor Kam.
Student assistant - Ms. Lee Chooi Earn.
Students are acompanied by Ms. Liang Nee (SMK Raja Tun Uda); Mr. Mustakhim Sahak, Ms. Nur Hayati Abdullah (SMK AlMashoor) and Mr. Ahmad Zaki [SMK Bukit Jambul]