Prof. Helan H L Yang
Music History
Directed Studies Concentration Coordinator
Office: AST812
Tel.: (852) 3411-7329

Hon-Lun Helan Yang is professor of music at Department of Music, Hong Kong Baptist University. Yang's research is cross-cultural and interdisciplinary, ranging from nineteenth-century American symphonic music to contemporary Chinese music both 'serious' and 'popular' in style and appeal.

She is the author of over 30 articles in such journals as Asian Music (2010), International Review of Aesthetics and Sociology of Music (2011), Music and Politics (2007), CHIME (2005), American Music (2003), and BLOK (2003) and book chapters in Music and Protest in 1968 (Cambridge University Press, 2013), Music and Politics (Ashgate, 2013), Music, Power, and Politics (Routledge, 2005), etc.

She is currently working on a number of projects: including co-editing with Michael Saffle on a volume entitled East-West Music Encounters (University of Michigan Press), a tri-author book with Simo Mikkonen and John Winzenburg on Russian musicians in Shanghai, her own projects on Cantopop cover songs in Hong Kong, and three Chinese composers, Wang Xilin, Zhu Jian'er and Luo Zhongrong's symphonic journey.

Click here to view Helen H L Yang's CV.
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