International Forum for Leadership of Music Institutions (IFLMI) will be held
in Jinhua, Zhejiang, China in mid-May, 2018. Several notable music professors from
around the world will be attending as invited speakers.
UPDATE (16 May 2018): There have been some cancellations, but here is a link to the final program for this event:
It has been a pleasure to be part of the organizing committee. I will give a
presentation on the Nordic Network for Music Education, and also discuss the
process of MOOC development for the Open Global Music Academy, which is to be
built upon Huaxia Yuefu, an online
consortium of 200 music institutions in China.
Below is an
institutional profile of the School of Music at Zhejiang Normal University,
which is likely to develop an excellent international network through this unique
Normal University, School of Music
Founded in 1985, the
Music School of Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU) is one of the earliest higher
music education institutions in the province. Currently we have 72 faculty
members, which including 10 professors, 27 associate professors, 23 lecturers
and 12 staffs. Most of our faculty members held doctoral and master
degrees, one was selected to “the Excellent Talent of the New Century by
the Education Ministry Plan,” three were selected to the “151 Talent Project of
the New Century,” three were selected as the provincial young leaders of the
higher education system.
Currently the Music
School has 700 undergraduate students and 120 graduate students. We offer three
bachelor programs: Musicology, Music Performance and Dancing. We also offer
first rank Master Program in Music and Dancing; recruit both EDM and MFA
students in graduate level.
The ZJNU music
education building has 13,000 m2 and provides plenty space for
Music School for our study, research, teaching and learning. Our music library
has more than 60 thousand publication volumes. Up to now, more than 2,000
school music teachers have achieved their academic degrees from our school.
We are looking for
more overseas music education institutions for international cooperation. We
sincerely welcome foreign universities or music colleges to create connections
and cooperative relationships to us.
Address: 688 Yingbin
Ave., Wucheng District, Jinhua City, Zhejiang Province 321004, P.R. China