Jing Wang

faculty

Jing Wang

Associate Professor

Music

computer musicExperimental Intermedia Ensemble

Contact

508-999-8568

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College of Visual & Performing Arts 204C

Education

2009University of North TexasD.M.A.
2003Northern Illinois UniversityM.M.
1996China Central Conservatory of MusicB.M.

Teaching

  • Computer Music
  • Acoustic Composition
  • Music Theory
  • World Music

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Weekly private lessons.

Second of a four-course sequence presenting foundational concepts and skills in music theory, ear-training, and keyboard work.  Comprehensive musicianship II explores the construction, functionality, and analysis of diatonic harmony (especially the Dominant Seventh and Leading-Tone Seventh chords), cadences, nonchord tones, and melodic organization. Four-voice harmonic progressions and the principles of voice leading will also be introduced. A combination of written exercises, sight-singing, ear-training and keyboard work will be utilized enhance students' abilities to write, hear and perform music.

Second of a four-course sequence presenting foundational concepts and skills in music theory, ear-training, and keyboard work.  Comprehensive musicianship II explores the construction, functionality, and analysis of diatonic harmony (especially the Dominant Seventh and Leading-Tone Seventh chords), cadences, nonchord tones, and melodic organization. Four-voice harmonic progressions and the principles of voice leading will also be introduced. A combination of written exercises, sight-singing, ear-training and keyboard work will be utilized enhance students' abilities to write, hear and perform music.

Second of a four-course sequence presenting foundational concepts and skills in music theory, ear-training, and keyboard work.  Comprehensive musicianship II explores the construction, functionality, and analysis of diatonic harmony (especially the Dominant Seventh and Leading-Tone Seventh chords), cadences, nonchord tones, and melodic organization. Four-voice harmonic progressions and the principles of voice leading will also be introduced. A combination of written exercises, sight-singing, ear-training and keyboard work will be utilized enhance students' abilities to write, hear and perform music.

Second of a four-course sequence presenting foundational concepts and skills in music theory, ear-training, and keyboard work.  Comprehensive musicianship II explores the construction, functionality, and analysis of diatonic harmony (especially the Dominant Seventh and Leading-Tone Seventh chords), cadences, nonchord tones, and melodic organization. Four-voice harmonic progressions and the principles of voice leading will also be introduced. A combination of written exercises, sight-singing, ear-training and keyboard work will be utilized enhance students' abilities to write, hear and perform music.

An expansion of harmonic vocabulary, including ninths, elevenths, and other higher-order chords, chromatic procedures of the nineteenth century and extensions of harmonic principles into the twentieth century. Compositional exercises will be required.

Seminar on selected topics in music theory. May be repeated with change of content.

Research

Research interests

  • Composition for film/video and dance
  • Interactive music performance system
  • Acoustic composition for solo and chamber ensemble
  • Interdisciplinary studies
  • Music analysis from early music to contemporary music

Jing Wang, a composer and virtuoso erhu artist, was born in China. Ms. Wang has participated in numerous musical communities, as a composer and a performer of diverse styles of music. Her compositions have been selected and presented in China, Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Serbia, Turkey, Israel, Romania, the Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Australia, Japan, Argentina, Colombia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and throughout the United States. They have also been recognized by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, Electro-acoustic Miniatures International Contest Spain, the MagikalCharm Film & Video Festival, and the Lumen Prize. She was the winner of Pauline Oliveros Prize given by the International Alliance for Women in Music and has been awarded the MacDowell Colony Fellowship, the Vilcek Foundation Fellowship, and the Omi International Musicians Residency Fellowship.

As an active erhu performer, she has introduced the Chinese indigenous erhu into Western contemporary music scene with her wide array of compositions for chamber ensemble, avant-garde jazz improvisations and multicultural ensembles. She has also successfully performed erhu concertos with several symphony orchestras in the United States.

Ms. Wang is currently an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where she teaches electroacoustic music, composition, and music theory.

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