CURRICULUM VITAE

YUKIKO TSUBONOU
Professor
Japan Women’s University

Dept. of Children’s Studies
Japan Women’s University
2-8-1 Mejiro-dai Bunkyo-ku
112-8681 Tokyo, Japan
Tel. +81 3 5981 4128
E-mail: tsubonou(a)fc.jwu.ac.jp

 

Education
Tokyo University of Arts, Department of Musicology, 1971

Employment
Professor at Japan Women’s University, 2003 – present
Visiting Professor at Tokyo University of Arts, 1990 – present
Visiting Professor at Kyoto University of Arts, 2000 – 2013
Visiting Professor at Senzoku-Gakuen Music Collage 2004 – 2013
Professor at Kochi University 1997 – 2003

Selected Social Activities
Director at Institute of Creative Music Activity for Children, 1990 – present
President of Japanese Society for Music Education, 2005 – 2008
Member of Special Section Committee of Art Education in the Section of Curriculum, the Central Education Council in Japan, 2005 – 2007
Member of Editorial Committee for Japanese Government Curriculum Guidelines, 2006 – 2008
Senior Specialist of Audiovisual Support, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology in Japan, 2007 – present
Designated administrator of Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, 2007 – 2009
Judge Award of Japanese Society for Music Education, 2008 – 2015
Member of Cultural Agency for Cultural Affairs, 2010

Conference organized
Co-organizer of the fourth Creativity Conference: Reforming Creativity for the Needs of the Present and the Future, Tokyo 2014.
Director of the 1st Summer Workshop of Japanese Society for Music Education, Tokyo, Japan, 2003
Director of the 2nd Summer Workshop of Japanese Society for Music Education, Tokyo, Japan, 2004
Music Director of “Children’s Future 2001”, International Society for Contemporary music, Yokohama, Japan
Music Director of “Music Festival for youngsters”,(1997), Koshigaya Community Centre, Koshigaya, Japan
Music Director of “Creating Music with Musicians from London Sinfonietta”(1996), Koshigaya Community Centre, Koshigaya, Japan
Music Director of “Dougaku II with Musicians from London Sinfonietta”, (1994), Japanese Society for Contemporary Music Education, Tokyo, Japan
Music Director of “Dougaku I”(1991), at Tokyo Contemporary music Festival, Japanese Society for Contemporary Music Education, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Presentations & Symposiums at Scientific Conferences (English)
Tsubonou,Y. (2014). Exploring Creative Music Activities based on Asian Music and Instruments Looking at the Universality, Specialty and Commonality of music, Keynote Address at at the fourth Creativity Conference: Reforming Creativity for the Needs of the Present and the Future, Tokyo, Japan, June 28-29.

Tsubonou,Y. (2011) Music Teacher Training in villages and minority areas, Keynote Address at International Symposium of northeast Asian Music Teacher Training, Harbin, China

Tsubonou,Y., Ino,Y., Kuon.T., Kou, S. (2008). Theory and practice in Japanese and Korean Music Education, Symposium at the first Japan-Korea Music Education Seminar, Tokyo, Japan

Tsubonou,Y. (2007). Surveying the Revision of the Music Course of Study in Japan 2007, Keynote Address at Seoul International Symposium, Korea Music Educators Society, Seoul, Korea

Tsubonou,Y., Ei,Ki., Kurosawa, S., Cawkwell, Y. H., (2001). Development of the Creative Art Activities in School and Social Education, Symposium at Children’s Future 2001, International Society for Contemporary music, Yokohama, Japan

Tsubonou,Y.,(2000). Asian Local or fused Global? Research and Practice in Asian Music Education, Presentation at International Society for Music Education, Edmonton, Canada

Tsubonou,Y. (1996). Music Textbook and the Media Policy in Japan, Policy Concerns with Media Influences on Music Listening: International Society for Music Education, Koeln

Tsubonou,Y., Hosokawa,S., Matsumura.H., Ogawa.H., Murata.K., Kitagawa.J., Kimura.A., Mitui.T., Nakagawa.N., (1991). A Guite to Popular Music in Japan, IASPM-Japan,Tokyo

Tsubonou,Y. (1990). Observation on the Importance of a Sociological Perspective for Music Education. Sharing Musics of the World: International Society for Music Education, Seoul

Selected Workshops (English)
Tsubonou,Y., (2012). Ajifu,M., Koma, K., Furuyama,R., Exploring the Creative Activities based on the Repetition, From the non Western Music to Reich and from Reich to the World Music, International Society for Music Education, Thessaloniki, Greece

Tsubonou,Y., Ajifu. M., Koma, K., Bae, M. (2008). Enjoying Call & Response Based on the Children’s Songs and Traditional Music in Korea and Japan. Workshop at the first Japan-Korea Seminar: Tokyo Japan

Tsubonou,Y., (2007). Exploring creative Activities Based on the Musical Structure “Repetition” and “Call & Response”: Workshop at The 6th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research, Bangkok, Thailand

Tsubonou,Y., (2006). Exploring Creative Music Activities in Early Childhood, through enjoying the musical Games, Transcending Modernity Early Education and Care, The 4th KSECE International Conference, The Korean Society for Early Childhood Education, Seoul, Korea

Tsubonou,Y.,(2001).Japanese Instruments Workshop for Composers. Workshop at Children’s Future 2001, International Society for Contemporary music, Yokohama, Japan

Tsubonou,Y.,(2001). Playing traditional pattern Sarashi and creating new music, rd Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research, Nagoya Japan