Brief Introduction


School of Music, Harbin Normal University, was created by incorporating the former Department of Arts, founded in1956, and the former Department of Music in 1965, having two undergraduate disciplines¡ªMusicology and Musical Performance, two doctorial programs regarding Musicology and Musical Performance, one first-level master program of art theories, 7 secondary subject recruiting students; one first-level doctorial program, 8 doctorial degree-granting authorities of secondary level subjects.  

The faculty in School of Music is consisting of 38 professors and 55 associate professors. Among the full-time teachers, ten have got doctor¡¯s degree or are doctor candidates; and there are three doctor instructors and 47 master instructors. This school has now 2,082 students with an annual enrollment of more than 2,000 students.

School of Music is equipped with individual reference room and reading room with approximate 10,000 volumes of professional books and over 20 categories of academic journals.

Tao Yabing is the president of this school.

Tao Yabing¡¯s Profile:

Tao Yabing, born in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province in March, 1959, received Bachelor¡¯s degree of Arts from the Department of Music, Harbin Normal University in 1986 and Master¡¯s and Doctor¡¯s degrees of Arts from the Central Conservatory of Music in 1988 and 1992 respectively. He is now the Professor, doctor instructor and the president of School of Music, Harbin Normal University with his main research interest in Chinese and Western Music Communication History. Besides, he has published 6 academic works such as Manuscript of Chinese and Western Music Communication History, Chinese and Western Music Communication in the Qing and Ming Dynasties, and Musician in Northeast of China and Studies on Musical Historical Documents and delivered over 40 academic theses in journals like Studies on Chinese Music and People¡¯s Music.

Address: Room 420, School of Music, the former Physics Building, No.50, Hexing Road, Nangang District, Harbin.

Contacts:
School Office: 0086-451-88067675
The president¡¯s office: 0086-451-88067617
The president¡¯s e-mail:
taoyabing@263.net

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