Yuh-Wen Wang

Yuh-Wen Wang

Yuhwen Wang is an Associate Professor of Music at National Taiwan University.  She obtained her Ph.D. from Columbia University in music theory.  Her scholarly work engages the relationship among music, body and mind, and analytical investigations in aesthetic tastes in pre-modern Chinese and Taiwanese music.  She has written articles about traditional guqin practice, the aesthetic practice of the erhu performer Abing, and ancient Chinese music philosophy.  She is currently writing a book exploring the intertwined nature of traditional Chinese music with bodily health, mental welfare, and spiritual strength, and is also conduting research on differences in musical time between pre-modern and modern Chinese and Taiwanese music. Bio courtesy of her faculty page.

Dissertation
Value judgment and musical explanation: Their roles in selected writings of Edward T. Cone
Columbia Degrees: 
PhD, Music Theory
1998