Chou Wen-chung

Professional Achievements

The curriculum vitae of Chou Wen-chung (continued)

Curricular Responsibilities

1994
Designed the fundamental concept for a four-track (indigenous minority, majority Chinese, pan-Asian, and modern Western) curriculum for a new arts department (music, dance and visual arts) at the Nationalities Institute of Yunnan, China
1987
Taught “Asian Humanities in Music,” Columbia University
1982-1983
Designed course content on East and Southeast Asian music for the course “Asian Humanities in Music” and coordinated overall design of the course, including the music of South and West Asia, Columbia University
1975-1987
Supervised curricular planning and revision for Master of Fine Arts programs in film, theater, visual arts and writing, Columbia University
1969-1991
Taught composition seminars to Doctor of Musical Art candidates; Advisor to doctoral candidates, Columbia University
1969-1987
Responsible for the design and coordination of curriculum for doctoral candidates in music composition, Columbia University
1969-1983
Taught “Chinese Music”
1969
Designed the graduate course “Chinese Music,” Columbia University
1965-1976
Designed the one-year course “Twentieth-century Styles and Techniques” as a basic required course for doctoral and master candidates in musical composition, Columbia University
1964-1969
Taught “Twentieth-century Styles and Techniques” and composition seminars to Master of Art candidates, Columbia University

Memberships and Offices Held

1995-present
Honorary Board Member, League of Composers/International Society for Contemporary Composers
1995
Member Advisory Committee, International Creative Collaborations, Meet the Composer, New York
1994-present
Honorary Member, International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM)
1994-present
Honorary Member, American League of Composers, ISCM
1994
Member, Board of Advisors, Film America, Inc.
1992
Member, American Nominating Committee, Praemium Imperiale, Japan Art Association
1983-1991
Member, subcommittee on culture, the Mayor’s Committee on New York/Beijing City Committee
1982-present
Member, American Academy of Arts and Letters
1981-1983
Member, the New York-Beijing Friendship City Committee
1981-present
Honorary Life Member, Asian Composers League
1980-present
Honorary Board Member, Composers Recordings, lnc.
1979-present
Member, Century Association
1975-1991
Board Member, National Committee on US-China Relations
1974-1993
Board Member, Yaddo Corporation
1973-1991
Member, National Committee on US-China Relations; Member, Subcommittee on Cultural Exchanges
1972-1975
Board Member, American Music Center
1970-1975
President, Composers Recordings, Inc.
1969-1980
Board Member, Composers Recordings, Inc.
1968-1973
Chair, Editorial Board, Asian Music
1967-1980
Board Member, The Society for Asian Music
1965-present
Founding Member, American Society of University Composers
1964-1972
Secretary, Composers Forum
1964-1975
Board Member, Composers Forum
1963-1976
Board Member, American Composers Alliance
1960-64 & 1967-69
Board Member, International Society for Contemporary Music, US Section
 
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