Professor Fang Ming-jian


Resume

  • Leader of Chuangxin Guitar Chamber Music Ensemble (2010~)
  • Dean of General Affairs, NTUE (2008)
  • Acting Dean of Students, NTUE (2007~)
  • Head of Taipei International Church of Holy Calling (2004~2005)
  • Consultant of MOE’s Academic Advisory Committee (2003~2005)
  • Granted Knighthood by the Pope (2000~)
  • Dean of Fine Arts, Catholic Fu Jen University (1998~2004)
  • Chairman of Department of Music, Catholic Fu Jen University (1994~1998)
  • Ph. D. in Music, Ball State University, Indiana, U.S.A. (1988)
  • B.S. in Water & Soil Conservation, National Chung Hsing University (1978)

 

Specialization

  • Music psychology
  • Music education philosophy
  • Music aesthetics
  • Music education literature bibliography
  • Western music history
  • Classical guitar

 

Honors

  • Teaching material award, NTUE (2008)
  • International Achievement Award, Ball State University (2007)
  • Best Album in “Traditional Art” category, Golden Melody Award (2007)
  • MOE Academic Publication Award: Ideals and Structures in Western Music History (2007)
  • Education Dedication Award by Taiwan Guitar Association (2006)
  • Academic Research Award by Catholic Fu Jen University (1997)
  • Award for Distinguished Alumni, Ball State University (1995)
  • Doctoral Fellowship granted by Ball State University (1885-1888)

 

Recent performances

  • May 29, 2012, Guitar Recital at National Chin-Yi University of Technology
  • Oct. 18, 2010, Guitar Recital at Vanung University
  • Dec. 28, 2009, Guitar Recital at Da-Yeh University
  • Nov. 26, 2009, Guitar Recital at Chinese University of Medicine
  • October 14, 2009 Guitar Recital at Ling Tung University
  • May 6, 2009, Guitar Recital at Vanung University
  • April 29, 2009, Guitar Recital at Lunghua University of Science and Technology
  • May 2nd, 2008 Guitar Recital at National Chin-Yi University
  • April 16, 2008, speech/recital at North Florida Community College
  • April 15, 2008, Guitar Recital at North Florida Community College
  • April 14, 2008, Guitar Recital at Ball State University
  • March 28, 2008, Guitar Recital at National Recital Hall
  • March 26, 2008, Guitar Recital at National Chiao Tung University

 

Publications and CDs

  • Music CD “Singing deep into the song" June, 2012
  • Music CD “Green Sleeves & 400 Years of Guitar Music" Dec. 2009
  • “Music, Aesthetics, from Tradition to Modern Taipei": self-published, March 2007
  • Music CD “Baroque Guitar Music" Feb. 2007
  • Music CD “Renaissance Guitar Music" April 2006
  • “History of Western Music ‘Ideas and Structure'" Taipei : self-published, Sept. 25, 2005
  • “Fernando Sor": Taipei, Fu Jen University Press, March 2004
  • “Classical Guitar Musicians Illustrated Book": Taipei, Fu Jen University Press, July 2003
  • “History of Western Music Aesthetics” Taipei: National Translation Center, March 1999
  • “Art, Musical Feelings and Meaning": Taipei, Full Music Press, Aug. 1997
  • “Art of Classical Guitar Playing": Taipei, Full Music Press, May 1997

“Classical Guitar Textbook": Taipei, Yuanzhi Publishing House, 1989 July

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