Dr WONG, Wai Ying Paulina   黃慧英
Senior Lecturer I
Department of Cultural and Creative Arts
Phone No: (852) 2948 7079
Email: wywong@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0002-9306-0568
Phone
(852) 2948 7079
Email
wywong@eduhk.hk
Scopus ID
35212530000
Research Interest

Choral Music Education, Music Performance and Leadership, Music Education

Teaching Interest

Conducting and Performance Leadership

Music Performance Psychology and Pedagogy

Music Performance Teaching and Learning

Ensemble Experience

Performance Matters

Music, Health and Wellbeing

Mindful Music Appreciation


External Appointment

Members of Committees

Member of EDB Committee, Curriculum Development Council Committee on Arts Education, 2014- 2019.

Project Chair / Coordinator, Tai Po District Arts Advancement Association Scholarship Scheme: Choral Partnership School and Community Project, 2006-present.

Member of Honorary Advisory Board, Member of Longman Early Childhood Education Research Centre, 2007-2008.

Music Committee Member, The Hong Kong Franklin Graham Festival, 2007.

Guest Member for the Selection Boards, Guest Member of Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships/Scholarships, 2006-2007.

Consultant for Pre-school Teaching Kits, Consultant of Longman Hong Kong Education Music Teaching Materials, 2006-2007.

Evaluator for Arts Education Committee, Member of HK Arts Development Council Committee, 2005-2007.

Member of EDB Committee, Education Department Text book Committee Textbook Review Panels, 2001-2004.

External Reviewer

Music Text Book Revision Survey Reviewer, Research & Trade Practices, Consumer Council, 2013

External Advisor / Examiner

Hong Kong Schools Music Festival Adjudicator (2016-2019)

Hong Kong Arts Development Council Examiner (Music) (2011-present)

SingFest 2012 Advisor for Hong Kong Songfest Society (2012)

Invited External Panel Member for Internal Validation Exercise for Music Programmes by the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. (2011)

Membership of Professional Organizations

The Hong Kong Chinese Oratorio Society Director and Conductor, 2017-present

The Educators’ Singers Artistic Director, 2006-present

Hong Kong Association for Music Educators Board of Director 2014- present, President 2010-2013, Vice-president, 2005- 2009

Kowloon True Light School Council Member 2017-present

The Christ of Church in China, Kei Chun Primary School Council Member 2017 – present

The Christ of Church in China, Kei Wai Primary School (Ma Wan) Council Member 2012 – present

The Christ of Church in China, Tuen Mun Church, Tuen Mun Church Kindergarten II Supervisor, Council Chair/member, 2015-present.

The Christ of Church in China, Tuen Mun Church, Tuen Mun Church Child Care Center Council Chair/member, 1992-present.

The Christ of Church in China, Tuen Mun Church, Ho Fook Tong Kindergarten Council Chair/member, 1992-present.

The Christ of Church in China, Tuen Mun Church, But San Kindergarten Council Chair, 1992-2008.

The Hong Kong Treble Choirs Association Director, 1997-2006.

Professional Profile

Dr. Paulina Wong graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts majoring in vocal performance and choral conducting. She was awarded the degrees of Master in Music and Doctor of Philosophy from The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. In the Academy, she had appeared in solo recitals, concerts and opera productions. She had been notably successful in various choral conducting seminars and master classes held at the Academy. Before graduation, she was invited by the Dean of Music to work with choirs in The Academy Junior School, to perform Britten’s Missa Brevis, Noye’s Flude and Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

Dr. Wong was music tutor in The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, music panel in school, founding Director of The Hong Kong Treble Choirs’ Association, Commissioner of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) Commission for Music in Schools and Teacher Education (MISTEC) and served as the Committee Member of the Education Bureau Curriculum Development Council Committee on Arts Education. Dr. Wong currently is the Associate Director of School Partnership and Field Experience, Assistant Professor of Teaching of Cultural and Creative Arts Department in The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) and artistic director of the EdUHK Chorus. In the community, Dr. Wong is the Artistic Director of the Hong Kong Educators’ Singers, Director and Conductor of Hong Kong Chinese Oratorio Society, founding Vice President and Director of the Hong Kong Association for Music Educators and Hong Kong Arts Development Council Examiner. Dr. Wong serves as adjudicator of Hong Kong Schools Music Festival and Hong Kong International Vocal Open Competition. She also works as the council member of local schools, supervisor and council chair of kindergartens.

Apart from her teaching, Dr. Wong frequently presents professional papers in international music education conferences across local region and overseas. In 2016 a book chapter was published by GIA Publiscation with the title "Creative Musicking: An approach to collaborative choral composition". An innovative book chapter was published by Springer in 2013 with "Sun Tzu the Art of War for Choral Leadership" as the title. In previous years, she has been serving the community with public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange activities including workshops and seminars for international conferences, professional organizations, universities, local schools and churches. Dr. Wong is the chief investigator of the knowlege transfer project from 2006-2020 Choral Partnership School & Community Project. Dr. Wong has profound experience in organizing international choral events and conferences, including 2009 HKIEd Choral Jazz Festivals, 2010 School Choral Jazz Festival, 2011 International Choral Jazz & Mass Participatory Musicking Festival, 2012 Jazz Music Education Festival, 2016 New Choral Setting of Tang Poems Gala Concert.

Dr. Wong was also the chief author of the Huang Tzu Literature Collection published by Longman Hong Kong Education in 2004. Dr. Wong was funded by the University Grants Committee to develop an interactive CD-ROM “The Application of Interactive Kinesthetic Movement and Gestures for Choral Teaching and Learning” for promoting innovation in choral training in 2005. Dr. Wong was the chief director and conductor of the “Huang Tzu’s Song Collection-Searching for Plum Blossoms in the Snow” CD, published by Hugo in 2011, it was awarded “The Best Choir Recording Award” by Guangzhou City Radio. Dr. Wong also worked as the project leader and music director of the New Choral Settings of Tang Poems Project and "New Choral Settings of Tang Poems" CD, published by Hugo in 2016. The EdUHK Chorus was invited to perform set of original choral literature composed by renowned Chinese and Hong Kong composers at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in International Society for Music Education (ISME) 32nd ISME World Conference, Glasgow 2016.


Research Interest

Choral Music Education, Music Performance and Leadership, Music Education

Teaching Interest

Conducting and Performance Leadership

Music Performance Psychology and Pedagogy

Music Performance Teaching and Learning

Ensemble Experience

Performance Matters

Music, Health and Wellbeing

Mindful Music Appreciation


External Appointment

Members of Committees

Member of EDB Committee, Curriculum Development Council Committee on Arts Education, 2014- 2019.

Project Chair / Coordinator, Tai Po District Arts Advancement Association Scholarship Scheme: Choral Partnership School and Community Project, 2006-present.

Member of Honorary Advisory Board, Member of Longman Early Childhood Education Research Centre, 2007-2008.

Music Committee Member, The Hong Kong Franklin Graham Festival, 2007.

Guest Member for the Selection Boards, Guest Member of Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships/Scholarships, 2006-2007.

Consultant for Pre-school Teaching Kits, Consultant of Longman Hong Kong Education Music Teaching Materials, 2006-2007.

Evaluator for Arts Education Committee, Member of HK Arts Development Council Committee, 2005-2007.

Member of EDB Committee, Education Department Text book Committee Textbook Review Panels, 2001-2004.

External Reviewer

Music Text Book Revision Survey Reviewer, Research & Trade Practices, Consumer Council, 2013

External Advisor / Examiner

Hong Kong Schools Music Festival Adjudicator (2016-2019)

Hong Kong Arts Development Council Examiner (Music) (2011-present)

SingFest 2012 Advisor for Hong Kong Songfest Society (2012)

Invited External Panel Member for Internal Validation Exercise for Music Programmes by the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. (2011)

Membership of Professional Organizations

The Hong Kong Chinese Oratorio Society Director and Conductor, 2017-present

The Educators’ Singers Artistic Director, 2006-present

Hong Kong Association for Music Educators Board of Director 2014- present, President 2010-2013, Vice-president, 2005- 2009

Kowloon True Light School Council Member 2017-present

The Christ of Church in China, Kei Chun Primary School Council Member 2017 – present

The Christ of Church in China, Kei Wai Primary School (Ma Wan) Council Member 2012 – present

The Christ of Church in China, Tuen Mun Church, Tuen Mun Church Kindergarten II Supervisor, Council Chair/member, 2015-present.

The Christ of Church in China, Tuen Mun Church, Tuen Mun Church Child Care Center Council Chair/member, 1992-present.

The Christ of Church in China, Tuen Mun Church, Ho Fook Tong Kindergarten Council Chair/member, 1992-present.

The Christ of Church in China, Tuen Mun Church, But San Kindergarten Council Chair, 1992-2008.

The Hong Kong Treble Choirs Association Director, 1997-2006.

Selected Output

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
Wong, P. W. Y. (2016). Creative Musicking: An approach to collaborative choral composition. In Strand, K., and Kerchner, J.K. (Eds), Musicianship: Composing in Choir (132-151). Chicago: GIA Publications, Inc.
Wong, W. Y. P. (2013). Sun Tzu's The Art of War for Choral Leadership. In SLeong & B.W. Leong (Eds.),, Creative arts in education and culture: Perspectives from Greater China (157-170). Dordrecht: Springer.
Wong, W. Y. P., & Davidson, J. (2006). School mentoring scheme for the professional development of student choral teacher. In M. Moore, & B. W. Leung (Eds.), School Music and Teacher Education: A Global Perspective in the New Century (pp.164-174). Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Institute of Education and International Society for Music Education.

Journal Publications
Cheng, L., Wong, P.W.Y., & Lam, C.Y. (2020). Learner Autonomy in Music Performance Practices. British Journal of Music Education, 37(3), 234-246.
Wong, W. Y. P., & Davidson, W. J. (2008). The peer support attachment scheme for school choral teacher trainer and mentor. Music Education Research International, 2 (2), 51-65.
Leung, B. W., & Wong, W. Y. P. (2005). Matching music teacher's self conception with students' perception on teaching effectiveness in an unfavourable secondary classroom context. Complutense Electronic Journal of Research in Music Education, 2, 1-18.

Conference Papers
So, M. C. A., & Wong, W. Y. P. (2009, June). Multi-faceted encounter with Tzu Huang(1904-1938) - A Chinese composer and music educator. Paper presented at the 7th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research of International Society for Music Education Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2009, Shanghai, China.
Wong, W. Y. P. (2008, July). Moving towards a comprehensive model of choral director training development in the Hong Kong context. Paper presented at the 17th International Seminar of Music Schools and Education Commission, Roma, Italy.
Wong, W. Y. P., & Davidson, J. W. (2007, February). The peer support attachment scheme for school choral teacher trainer and mentor. Proceedings of the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, Florida, USA.

Creative and Literary Works, Consulting Reports and Case Studies
WONG, W. Y. P. (2016). "New Settings of Tang Poems". Hong Kong: Hugo Production (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong.
WONG, W. Y. P., SO, M. C. A. & Mok, A. (2013). "Music for a While". Evening Concert at St John's Cathedral. Hong Kong.
Wong, W. Y. P. (2012). Sing Praises to the Lord. Choral Concert Celebrating 60th Anniversary of the Methodist Westerly Church. Hong Kong: Methodist Westerly Church.
Wong, W. Y. P. (2012). Easter Choral Concert. Hong Kong Chinese Oratorio Society. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Chinese Oratorio Society.
Wong, W. Y. P. (2011). All Things Bright and Beautiful. Joint School Concert. Hong Kong: Po Leung Kuk Schools.
Wong, W. Y. P. (2011). HUGO Audiophile. CD 16. Hong Kong: Hugo Production (HK) Ltd.
Wong, W. Y. P. (2011). Huang Tzu’s Songs Collection. Huang Tzu’s Songs Collection “Searching Plum Blossoms in the Snow”. Hong Kong: Hugo Production (HK) Ltd.
Wong, W. Y. P. & So, M. C. A. (2011). Les Choristers in Concert - 2011 China Tour Concerts (HK). , Hong Kong.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Mok, O. N. A. (2011). "Music for a While" Evening Concert at St John's Cathedral. Hong Kong.
Lai, S. P.; Brimmer, T.; Lee, M. K.; So, M. C.; Wong, W. Y. (2010). We gather here together/ Somewhere faraway for mixed chorus. HKIEd Choral Jazz Festival. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Education.
Wong, W. Y. P. (2010). 17th International conference on Learning Opening Music Performance. Hong Kong.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Brimmer, T (2010). School Choral Jazz Festival Gala Concert. Hong Kong.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Brimmer, T. (2010). School choral Jazz festival gala concert. Hong Kong.
Wong, W. Y. P., Tsang, Y. F. R., So, M. C. A., & Mok, O. N. A. (2010). "Music for a While" Evening Concert at St John's Cathedral. Hong Kong.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Mok, O. N. A. (2010). Lola Young’s Happy Songsters Concert. Hong Kong: City Hall Concert Hall.
Wong, W. Y. P. & So, M. C. A., (2009). Touching my soul an evening of music exchange. , Hong Kong: HK International Trade & Exhibition Centre.
Lai, S. P., Brimmer, T., Wong, W. Y. P., & So, M. C. A. (2009). We gather here together/ Somewhere faraway. HKIEd Choral Jazz Festival - Gala Concert in Quali Ed College. Hong Kong.
Lai, S. P., Brimmer, T., Wong, W. Y. P., & So, M. C. A. (2009). We gather here together/ Somewhere faraway. HKIEd Choral Jazz Festival - Gala Concert in Ma On Shan Ling Liang Primary School. Hong Kong.
Wong, W. Y. P., & Kennedy, M. (2009). "Music for a while" Lunch-time concert. Hong Kong.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Brimmer, T. (2009). Choral jazz festival gala concert. Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Institute of Education.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Mok, O. N. A. (2009). "Music for a While" Evening Concert. Hong Kong.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Leung, B. W. (2008). Choral festival closing ceremony and new year concert. China: Northeast Normal University.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., Mok, O. N. A., & Wong, W. C. Z. (2008). Shanghai-Hong Kong choral and symphonic concert. Hong Kong.
黃慧英(2008):無名的傳道者,中華基督教會屯門堂百年感恩會「心被感恩 歌頒上帝」,香港。
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Wong, W. C. Z. (2008). Closing ceremony - Concert programme. The 17th International Seminar of Music Schools and Education Commission Closing Ceremony. Roma.
Wong, W. Y. P., Lee, C., Pau, S., Greaves, B., Lowe, J., Chiu, P., Chan, P. N., & Li, J. (2008). Fund raising concert for the Sichuan Earthquake Relief. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Youth Choir.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Mok, O. N. A. (2008). St. John's cathedral music for while-evening concert. Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Institute of Education.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C. A., & Mok, O. N. A. (2008). Educator's singers premier concert. Hong Kong: The Educator's Singers.
Wong, W. Y. P., So, M. C., & Yuen, Z. W. (2007). St.John's cathedral lunchtime recital "Music for a while lunch time concert". China: Northeast Normal University.
Wong, W. Y. P., & So, M. C. A. (2007). Hong Kong Cultural Centre Foyer Concert Programme Thursday Happy Hour. Hong Kong: Leisure and Cultural Service Department.
Wong, W. Y. P., Kerchner, J. L., & Hristova, G. (2007). Oberlin College Conservatory of Music Choral Concert: Oberlin College Women's Chorale. Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.
Wong, W. Y. P., & So, M. C. A. (2006). Lola Young's Happy Songsters Concert held in Hong Kong City Hall, Concert Hall for public audience. Hong Kong: Bel Canto Music Society.
Wong, W. Y. P., Mok, O. N. A., & So, M. C. A. (2006). Conductor for St. John's Cathedral Lunchtime Recital: Music for a While. The Hong Kong Institute of Education Chorus (19 April 2006), Hong Kong.
黃慧英、蘇明村(2006):擔任指揮,元朗文協合唱團合唱音樂會「音樂生命中的朋友」(2006年4月29日),香港。

Project

Choral Partnership School & Community Project 2017-18
The project is co-orgnaozed by EdUHK CCA Department and the Tai Po District Arts Advancement Association. With full support of the partners through the academic year, we have been able to fulfill the aims in strengthen the partnership between EdUHK and the Tai Po Schools, providing support to schools in choral learning and teaching, and also offering our students valuable spaces to rehearse and conduct in real school settings.
Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): WONG, Wai Ying Paulina 黃慧英
 
2011 International Choral Jazz & Mass Participatory Musicking Festival
The Hong Kong Institute of Education’s Department of Cultural and Creative Arts and the Hong Kong Association for Music Educators (HAME) are proud to present the International Choral Jazz & Mass Participatory Musicking Festival in Hong Kong in July 2011 within the programme of the INTERNATIONAL ARTS CARNIVAL under LCSD. The festival organizing committee is pleased to invite both local and overseas choral groups to participate in this exciting event. This unique 5-day choral festival will hig . . .
Project Start Year: 2010, Principal Investigator(s): WONG, Wai Ying Paulina 黃慧英
 
Choral Jazz Performance Practices
The current project is built on the success of the HKIEd Choral Jazz Festival-A Taste of Choral Jazz, an Academic Exchange Project supported by the faculty. The Festival was organized by HKIEd with Bulter University and New Territories School Heads Association as the co-organizers. Over 600 choristers from 23 local primary and secondary schools were participated in the festival. Based on this successful experience the current project is a follow up initiative. Dr. Tim Brimmer, Associate Profes . . .
Project Start Year: 2010, Principal Investigator(s): WONG, Wai Ying Paulina 黃慧英
 
Huang Tzu's Choral Recording Project
The recording and CD production project to show case the beauty of Huang Tzu choral music with the performance of HKIEd Chorus,music directors and Prof. Yan Lang-kun
Project Start Year: 2010, Principal Investigator(s): WONG, Wai Ying Paulina 黃慧英
 
HKIEd Choral Jazz Festival - A Taste of Choral Jazz
In this project Dr. Tim Brimmer, Associate Professor, Music Director of Jordan Jazz, Vocal Jazz Activities Director of Jordan College from Butler University, joining with two senior faculty members, Dr.Andrea Gullickson & Dr. Sue Stall will visit HKIEd with a group of 18 members of the Jordan Jazz to perform and join the Choral Jazz Festival as the demonstration choir. Selected primary and secondary school choirs are going to join the Jordan Jazz and HKIEd to rehearse and perform in the worksho . . .
Project Start Year: 2009, Principal Investigator(s): WONG, Wai Ying Paulina 黃慧英
 
Departmental Outcome-based Learning Project for CAPE
Anticipated outcomes of the project: 1. Alignment of identified learning outcomes, teaching, learning and assessment in all BEd modules of the Music,Visual Arts and Physical Education Divisions in the context of 3.3.4 programme development. 2. Implementation of selected OBL-embedded modules in all three Divisions. 3. Heightened staff awareness of the importance of intergrating discipline and OBL learning outcomes in the context of 3.3.4 programme development. 4. Collection of staff and stu . . .
Project Start Year: 2008, Principal Investigator(s): WONG, Wai Ying Paulina 黃慧英
 
Outcome-based Assessment in Creative Arts & Physical Education
Assessment for learning is a major focus of educational reform in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Institute of Education has recently embarked on a review of student learning outcomes in the context of Outcome-based Education. The CAPE Department will have developed a discipline-based “Expected Learning Outcomes for Beginning Art/Music/PE Teachers” by May/June 2008. The new lists of outcomes will necessitate a review of assessment modes and practices. Moreover, teaching and learning are very ofte . . .
Project Start Year: 2008, Principal Investigator(s): LEONG SAMUEL 梁信慕 (WONG, Wai Ying Paulina 黃慧英 as Co-Investigator)
 
Education Reform and the Quality of Music Education Practice in Hong Kong Secondary Schools: A Mixed-method Approach
This study extends on a study which found four attributes of teacher quality in music teaching at a Hong Kong secondary school. It aims to examine how music teachers in different types of schools implement curriculum reform from September 2006. It focuses on the attributes of good practice in music teaching and learning, particularly the relationships between contextual factors, teacher quality, teaching strategies and learning outcomes. It is expected that the findings of this study will con . . .
Project Start Year: 2006, Principal Investigator(s): LEUNG Bo Wah (WONG Wai Ying, Paulina as Co-Investigator)