Hon Ki Cheung

Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 

Hon Ki Cheung

Hon Ki CheungAssistant Professor of Music Theory

Ph.D. in Music, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
M.M. in Music Theory and Composition, Florida State University 
B.M. in Organ Performance, Theory, and Composition, University of Kansas 
B.Eng. in Electronic Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong 
 
Dr. Hon Ki Cheung teaches courses in music theory, with a focus on introductory musicianship and chromatic harmony. Before joining BW, they taught music theory and aural skills at Florida State University and the University of Minnesota.

Cheung’s research explores the relationship between music analysis and sociology. Cheung is working on studying mid-twentieth century Chinese and contemporary Chinese American compositions with reference to their sociocultural backgrounds, as well as the relationship between regional orchestra leaders’ diversity discourse and their programmatic choices. 
 
Their research has been presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM), and regional meetings of the SEM, American Musicology Society, Society for Music Theory and the Southwest Conference on Asian Studies.

Their essay was also featured in the new music blog I CARE IF YOU LISTEN. Cheung performs regularly as an organist and as a pipa player. They are also an ASCAP member with their compositions performed nationwide.