Fanny Chung

Fanny Ming-Yan CHUNG 鍾明恩

CULTURAL MANAGEMENT | CULTURAL HERITAGE | MUSIC STUDIES | PERFORMING ARTS INSTITUTIONS
fannychung@arts.cuhk.edu.hkThe Chinese University of Hong Kong

Latest Publications / News / Upcoming

  • [Forthcoming] Culturally Responsive Singing in the Early Years. In Singing and inclusion: Promoting social justice in singing, edited by van der Sandt & Nardi. Routledge.

  • [Forthcoming] Culture, Morality, and Society, edited by Chung, Fanny. (Edited volume under contract)

  • **JUST PUBLISHED** [Journal Article] Chung, F. M. Y. (2023). Utilising technology as a transmission strategy in intangible cultural heritage: The case of Cantonese opera performances. International Journal of Heritage Studies (Routledge) [Top 2% in Scopus; SSCI; AHCI; Q1]

  • **JUST PUBLISHED** [Journal Article] Chung, F. M. Y. (2023). Implementing moral and character education through music integration: Perspectives of school leaders in Hong Kong. Cogent Education (Routledge) [Scopus; Web of Science]

  • [Monograph] Chung, F. M. Y. (2023). Transmission of Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis. Chung Hwa Book Publisher (248 pages)

  • [Monograph] Chung, F. M. Y. (2022). Music and Play in Early Childhood Education: Teaching Music in Hong Kong, China and the World. Springer Nature (249 pages) [Scopus indexed]

  • [Journal Article] Chung, F. M. Y. (2022). Safeguarding traditional theatre amid trauma: Career shock among cultural heritage professionals of Cantonese opera’. International Journal of Heritage Studies (Routledge) [Top 2% in Scopus; SSCI; AHCI; Q1]

Recent Events

  • Research Seminar: Co-Organized with the West Kowloon Cultural District

    A New Chapter for Cantonese Opera in the Post Pandemic Era:

    “Transmission of Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis” Research Report and Book Launch

    Venue: West Kowloon Cultural District (西九文化區)

    Research project funded by Lord Wilson Heritage Trust, HKSAR government

    Principal Investigator: Prof. Fanny Chung

About me

Fanny M. Y. Chung is an Assistant Professor of Cultural Management, in the field of music and performing arts management, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She obtained her doctoral degree from the University of Bristol (U.K.). Her scholarly interests are interdisciplinary, focusing on the interlinked areas of cultural management, musicology, and cultural studies.

Chung is the author of Music and Play in Early Childhood Education: Teaching Music in Hong Kong, China and the World (2022) and Transmission of Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis (2023). Her research has appeared in top-tier and major international journals and edited volumes.

Chung's research has been funded by Research Grants Council (RGC)'s General Research Fund (GRF) [PI], Hong Kong SAR government's Lord Wilson Heritage Fund [PI], University Grants Committee (UGC)'s TDLEG grant [PI], and the Research Committee of Faculty of Arts (the Chinese University of Hong Kong)'s Direct Research Grant [PI].

Chung has been the awardee of "Faculty of Arts Outstanding Teaching Award" twice, in 2018 and 2021, by the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Chung's research project on Chinese opera was selected as "Outstanding Practice Project" by the China Arts Management Society. She is an editorial board member of Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Communications (HSSCOMMS, Springer) [SSCI].

Main Research Interests

Performing arts and heritage management

Cultural management; Cultural heritage; Cantonese opera; Music studies; Music in early years; Performing arts institutions; Play studies; Public engagement and outreach