About

Short Biography

Originally from Hong Kong, Yeeman moved to Honolulu in 2012 to study and teach traditional Japanese drumming at the Taiko Center of the Pacific. 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, she wants to help develop an individual’s sense of natural musicality. Outside of Hawaii and Hong Kong, Yeeman has also taught and performed in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Madrid, and has been conducting a series of teacher workshops in Macau, Los Angeles and Washington D.C.

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, 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 and 2013, she was awarded a one-year fellowship to study with Kenny Endo at the Taiko Center of the Pacific (TCP). Since then she has been working as a performing member and teacher at TCP. Outside of TCP and Hong Kong, Yeeman has also taught and performed in Los Angeles (Los Angeles Taiko Institute), Las Vegas (North American Taiko Conference), Madrid (Taiko Film documentary), and recently conducted a series of music teacher workshops in Macau.

Biography 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。

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