Education

PhD in Ethnomusicology, NYU 2018–

MA in Integrative Studies, UC San Diego 2018

BA in Music, minors in French and German, First Class Honors, CUHK 2016

Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2018

Pembroke–King’s Programme 2014

Experience

Research Assistant, NYU Arts & Science

Collaborator, NYU music conference 2019–

Associate Editor, SEM Student News 2018–

Admin, Decolonizing Ethnomusicology 2017–

Committee Chair, Sonic Fluidities 2017–18

Writing Instructor, Culture, Art, and Technology, 2017–18

TA/Reader, UC San Diego Music 2016–17

TA, Program for the Gifted and Talented 2015

Research Areas

Sound, Voice, and Media Studies

Postcolonial, Transpacific, and Sinophone Studies

Knowledge, Interdisciplinarity, and Critical University Studies

Failure, Humor, Aversion, and Ambivalence

Gastromusicology

Conference Papers

“Traversing Territories,” Music and Borders, University of Michigan 2018

“Politics of a Howl,” Techniques of Listening, University of Minnesota 2017

“Listening to Abjection and Politics,” Music, Multiculturalism, and the Postcolonial Condition, Music Archive Finland 2017

“Listening,” Keywords: Rethinking Hong Kong Cultures, University of Hong Kong 2017

Awards

Full Scholarships

Henry Mitchell MacCracken Fellowship

HKSAR Government Scholarship

Hong Kong Jockey Club Music Scholarship

Kunkle and Pommerenke Grand Scholarship

Academic Honors

Academic Creativity Award (Humanities)

Au Yeung Lun Scholarship

Bernard van Zuiden Music Prize

College Class Scholarships (Honorary)

DHSI Scholarship, Univesity of Victoria

Music Departmental Prize (Honorary)

Peter Curzon Oram Scholarship

Woo Sau Wing Scholarship

Selected Performances

Aeschere, Beowulf, opera by Barbara Byers

Baritone, Ode to Threatened Species, sound installation by Ariadna Sáenz

Baritone, Aqua Voice

Baritone, Choral Chameleon

Baritone, San Diego Pro Arte Voices

Baritone, Rolling Stones 14 On Fire Tour, Macau

Conducting Fellow, SingFest Bach Academy

Languages

Fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin

Reading proficiency in French and German

Basic HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Python

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