IAN (HIN-KEI) YEUNG
2016-Present Doctor of Philosophy
Worship and Aesthetics, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Major Study: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Music and Christian Worship
2002-2006 Doctor of Musical Arts
Choral Conducting, University of North Texas
Major Study: Choral Conducting with Dr. Jerry McCoy
Minor: Early Music (Performance Practice) with Dr. Lyle Nordstrom
Harpsichord and basso continuo organ studies with Dr. Lenora McCroskey
1999-2002 Master of Music
Choral Conducting, University of North Texas
Major Study: Choral Conducting with Dr. Jerry McCoy and Mr. Henry Gibbons
Orchestral Conducting with Mr. Anshel Brusilow and Dr. Ronn Cummings
Related Field: Musicology
1998-2003 [Concurrent Studies] Master of Music
Church Music (Music Ministry), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Completion: 54 credit hours of Music Ministry, Worship, Hymnology,
Choral Conducting, and Theology classes
1993-1997 Bachelor of Arts (Honors)
Music, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Major instrument: Piano with Dr. Mary Mei -Loc Woo
Minor instrument: Voice - Tenor with Ms. Francesca Chan)
1996-1997 Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music (London)
Advanced Certificate (Ad. Cert.) – Piano performance (1997)
Advanced Certificate (Ad. Cert.) – Voice performance (1996)
2016-Present Adjunct Faculty
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Teach graduate level conducting class and direct International Children’s Choir
2011-2016 Choir Director (Music EC-12 Certified)
Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (HS / MS)
Directed Singing Girls of Texas Tour Choir (9th-12th grades) and Training Choir
(7th-8th grades) in preparation of annual concerts, tours, and State of Texas contests, and competitions. The choir performed vetted concerts for the National Conference of the ACDA, February, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Vernon College, Texas (Full-time 2007-2010 / Adjunct 2010-present)
Supervised, administrated, and recruited for the music program, and built and maintained department budgets. Taught music classes, private studios, and directed the college choral ensemble.
2003-2004 Professor (Visiting Scholar)
North Lake College
Developed, administrated and recruited for the choral program. Taught music classes, private
studios, and directed the college choral ensemble.
2001-2003 Lecturer (Part-time)
University of Texas at Dallas
Directed the 80-100-voice UTD Chorale.
2001-2006 Teaching Fellowship / Assistantships
University of North Texas
Taught undergraduate conducting class which covered philosophy of conducting, choral and orchestral conducting techniques, score study and preparation, and other practical issues.
Directed and taught the 80-voice UNT Men’s Chorus. Accompanist for UNT choirs and the Denton Bach Society (2001-2002).
2016-Present Artistic Director
Vox Decorus Coppell Children’s Choir
Direct young singers from 1st grade through 5th grade and provide general music education.
2011-2016 Artistic Director
Singing Girls of Texas, Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
Directed the 28-32 singers high school choir in numerous public performances for schools, churches, colleges, and radio (WRR). Achieved Superior ratings at UIL competitions. Recorded two compact discs, Ama Musicam and Joy of Christmas in 2012.
2010-Present Artistic Director
Dallas Chinese Choral Society
Direct and conduct the 40-50 singers of this renowned 30 year-old choir in the Dallas-Fort Worth area Perform annually standard Chinese and Western repertoire, including orchestral-choral works.
2006-2012 Conductor / Artistic Director
Dallas Asian-American Youth Orchestra
Supervised, developed and programmed 3 youth orchestras. Directed the highest level Symphony Orchestra, which primarily consists of high school musicians, which gave 4-5 performances each season.
2008-2011 Founder and Director
Vernon Choral Society
Founded and directed the chamber choir, comprised of college students and local music professionals, which regularly performs early music and modern repertoires.
North Lake Chamber Choir
UT Dallas Community Chorale
Directed and taught the 80-100-voice chorale with vocal technique, score-reading skills and rudiments.
AFFILIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Current Professional Affiliations
The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)
Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA)
The College Music Society (CMS)
Carrollton Music Teacher Association (CMTA)
British Society of Aesthetics (BSA)
Advisory Board Member
The Center of Christian Music Studies of Baylor University
Denton Chinese Church, Denton, Texas
Kowloon Pentecostal Church, Hong Kong
Texas Music EC-12 (January 2015)