Prof. Jessie Chen

Prof. Jessie Chen

Prof. Jessie Chen

Professor of music at National Taichung University of Education in Taiwan, and also executive director of Taiwan Kodaly Society. She served in the editorial committee of International Journal of Music Education (A&HCI Journal), and was commissioner of ISME Commission on Music in Special Education and Music Therapy (2012-2016). Moreover, Professor Chen represents Taiwan, R. O. C. in the Board of Asia-Pacific Symposium for Music Education Research (APSMER, regional conference of ISME). She joins many professional associations and serves as director of Music Educator Association of Taiwan and committee member of Arts and Humanities Textbook Certification Committee (National Academy for Educational Research). She was the 7th and 8th President of Taiwan Kodaly Society.

Professor Chen is specialized in music teacher training from early childhood to elementary level as well as music in special education in both ends. Her teaching and research interests are applications of Kodaly and Orff approaches in all levels and populations.