Professor of Music, Area Chair, Music Education
University of Hawai`i, Mānoa, Hawai’i
Dr. Chet-Yeng Loong, a native Malaysian Chinese, serves as Chair of the music education area at the University of Hawai`i. Before beginning her current position, Dr. Loong taught music in the public schools of Malaysia and at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio. She has completed all levels of Orff Schulwerk Teacher Education and is certified in the Kodály Method.
Dr. Loong has presented at local (Cleveland Orff- Chapter, Hawai`i Islands – Kaua`i, Maui, Oahu, Big Island, New York City Orff Chapter, Hawai`i Orff Schulwerk Chapter, NOCKA, Baldwin-Wallace College, Cleveland State University, East-West Center, Hawai`i, Kent State University, University of Akron, University of Hawai`i), state (HAEYC, HMEA, LCCC, MMEA, NAFSA, OAEYC, OMEA, Peak-Arts Association, Boulder, CO, WMEA), regional (MENC/NAfME, MKMEA), national (Suzuki National Conference, MENC/NAfME, OAKE, AOSA), and international (ISME, Kuala Lumpur and Beijing) conferences. She has also presented in Korea (Gyeongin National University of Education, Korea Music Education Society Conference, Seoul National University of Education), Malaysia (Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Universiti Teknologi MARA, University Malaysia Sabah, Big Apple Edu World), and Taiwan (Taiwan Orff Schulwerk Association), and has written and facilitated a series of early childhood music workshops in China (Beijing, Changsha, Chifeng, Guiyang, Kaifeng, Nanjing, Shandong, Shanghai, Suzhou, Urumqi, Xian, Yiwu and Yunnan).
Dr. Loong’s focus areas are early childhood, elementary, and multicultural music. As a researcher, she has presented at poster sessions for state and national conferences. Her research on early childhood and elementary music has been published in several leading journals such as the Bulletin of the International Kodaly Society, Early Childhood Connections, Early Childhood Spotlight – MENC, Kodály Envoy, Malaysia Music Journal, Perspectives – ECMMA, Triad, and The Orff Echo.
Currently, Dr. Loong serves on the editorial board of the Korean Journal of Research in Music Education, the Malaysia Music Journal; and is a member of the steering committee of the Alliance for Active Music Making in General Music Teacher Education. She served as the past president of the Hawai`i Music Educators Association, member of the editorial board of The Orff Echo, and Chair of the AOSA Research Committee. In 2012, Dr. Loong was named the outstanding music education alumni from the University of Akron, where she received her bachelor's and master's degrees.
龙籍莹博士 美国夏威夷州立大学音乐教育系主任、终生教授，博导；美国夏威夷音乐教育协会前任主席; 韩国音乐教育研究期刊编委；马来西亚音乐期刊审稿委员， 美国AAMM音乐教师教育协会指导委员。曾任美国夏威夷音乐教育大会主席；美国奥尔夫协会全国期刊编委;前美国奥尔夫协会音乐教育研究委员会主席；前夏威夷歌剧合唱团指挥。龙博士是美国奥尔夫、柯达伊协会认证的教师。定期在世界音乐教育年会、全美奥尔夫年会、柯达伊年会和全美音乐教学大会上发表演讲。她在幼儿、小学、世界音乐教学方面的研究成果定期发表在世界领先教育期刊上。她的相关文章亦发表在《TRIAD》、《奥尔夫期刊》、《柯达伊期刊》、《幼儿早期教育》等业内主流媒体上。 2012年，龙博士荣获Akron 大学杰出校友奖。