About

Short Biography

Yeeman Mui (ManMan) is an experienced performer and acclaimed teacher. She was a Taiko Center of the Pacific Fellow in 2012-2014 and performing member from 2013-2017. She has an MPhil in Musicology from the University of Hong Kong and is a certified Orff Schulwerk instructor (San Francisco International Orff Level I-III). ManMan now teaches at Los Angeles Taiko Institute, performs as a solo artist, and gives workshops to groups around the globe.

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Long Biography

Originally from Hong Kong, Yeeman graduated in University of Hong Kong in 2010 with an MPhil in Musicology. She is a dedicated taiko practitioner, performer and teacher. Her passion as a performing artist blossom while studying Orff Schulwerk to teach music. After becoming a certified Orff instructor in 2013 (San Francisco International Orff), she combined her love for Taiko with her enthusiasm to teach as she continually finds new ways to celebrate the essence of the mind, body and spirit. Mixing a combination of taiko and Orff education approach, it’s her dream to share the enjoyment of music to everyone of all ages and skill levels. Through activities such as body percussion, singing and dancing, her goal is to help develop the individual’s sense of natural musicality. In 2012-2014, she was awarded a fellowship to study with Kenny Endo at the Taiko Center of the Pacific (TCP). She became a performing member and teacher for TCP from 2013-2017. Mui now teaches at Los Angeles Taiko Institute, performs as a solo artist, and gives workshops to groups around the globe.

yeeman_mui_Taiko_photographer Taso Papadakis_00265Biography in Chinese

雯雯於2010年修畢香港大學音樂學哲學碩士後,從事音樂教育及藝術工作,積極推動音樂藝術文化。2011至2013年完成三級奧福音樂教學證書課程,並連續兩年獲三藩市國際奧福音樂學院頒發奬學金。2012年移居夏威夷,獲Taiko Center of the Pacific 奬學金後跟隨名師Kenny Endo專研日本太鼓, 並於世界各地作演出及教學。
2015年初協助製作首個原創太鼓音樂劇場,並首次於洛杉磯公演,此劇糅合太鼓、舞蹈、演技、說唱,是創新的音樂劇種。2015年6月更獲邀參與拉斯維加斯全國太鼓研討會,出任青年計劃領導及導師。
雯雯於檀香山及洛杉磯開辨親子太鼓音樂班”TAIKO TOTS” 及 “TAIKOTOGETHER”,教授2-6歲兒童認識及學習打奏太鼓。2015年11月於澳門以及2016年8月於美國洛衫機教授首個奧福鼓樂導師工作坊。她善於運用奧福教學法跟太鼓藝術互相融合,達致更全面及有效的學習效果。yeeman_mui_Taiko_photographer Taso Papadakis_00295

Biography in Japanese

イーマン・ムイ(マンマン)は経験豊かな演奏者であり、教師としても高い評価を受けている。2012年から2013年までハワイの太鼓センターオブパシフィックの特別研究員として従事、その後2013年から2017年まで演奏メンバーとして活躍する。香港大学音楽哲学修士取得、オルフ・シュールヴェルク公認インストラクターとなる。現在はLATI(ロサンゼルス太鼓インスティチュート)で教鞭をとる傍ら、ソロアーティストとして演奏、ワークショップ開催など世界各地で躍進中。

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