About Dr. Wang:
This year, Dr. Jui-Chao Wang feels very honored to be a new faculty member of the International Academy, Okma Campus, where she is the orchestra and choir director and IB Music 1 instructor. Dr. Wang has more than eight years of high school orchestra teaching experience and was being employed as an interim instructor to teach a String Methods class at the Wayne State University. She always sets high expectations for her students and is very pleased that she has inspired many students to reach their potentials of music performance, and has made a difference to her students’ lives.
A Taiwanese native, Dr. Wang has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan, a Masters degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She was a full scholarship recipient to attend the University of Texas at Austin where she studied with the world-acclaimed cello pedagogue, Professor Phyllis Young. Dr. Wang graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with the highest honor and was a winner to the American Association University Women Fellowship. She also earned full scholarships to attend the Yale Summer Music Camp as well as the International Workshop in Lyon, France.
Besides teaching, Dr. Wang has been performing with the Livonia Symphony Orchestra as principal cellist for many years. She has also performed Broadway shows with the Olympia Entertainment Inc. and has gained unforgettable memories of performing with several world-renowned musicians.
Dr. Wang loves to travel with her family. At her spare time, she likes to chat on the phone with her friends and, especially, her family members in Taiwan.