Yu-Chuan Yao

Yu-Chuan Yao

Yu-Chuan Yao

While best known in Taiwan and abroad for her in-service training to early childhood and elementary school teachers, Yu-Chuan Yao also oversees the Taiwan Kodály Society as board director and holds lectures in National Taiwan University of Arts’ music department. Ms. Yao’s passion, however, lies in traditional Taiwanese music, and she devotes considerable time to the local opera and collecting folk songs. She also holds weekly outreach classes for children in remote aboriginal schools and was the 9th and 10th president of the Taiwan Kodály Society.