…graduated from Shanghai Music Conservatory and completed a MA in Ethnomusicology at Monash University and a PhD in Ethnomusicology at the University of Melbourne Australia. He is the founder and director of the Australian Chinese Music Ensemble.
In 2007 and 2001 Wang Zheng Ting was invited by the City University of New York as a visiting scholar. In 2007 Wang Zheng Ting was invited as adjudicator for the Arts Grants Program City of Melbourne. As a lecture and solo performer on the Sheng, Wang Zheng Ting has performed many recitals: Melbourne Recital Centre (2009), Schweizeriusche Musikforschende Gesellschaft, Ortsgruppe, Zurich, Switzerland (2006); Center for study of free reed instrument the City University of New York (2003, 2001, 1999); the Victoria University Wellington in New Zealand (2002); Hoch Schule Fur Music Koln, in Wuppertal, Germany (2001); Mahasarakham University, Thailand (2001); St. Paul’s School London, England (1999); New York’s Lincoln Center (1997)
The Purple Bamboo Tune
Beauty of the Yangtze
Whang Zheng Ting was invited to perform with New Zealand String Quartet in Willington (2009); performed with the Japanese Stringraphy Ensemble, Tokyo (2009); performed at Shanghai Oriental Radio Station, Shanghai China (2008); performed at China Festival, in Amsterdam, Holland (2005); performed with Christine Sullivan’s jazz band, Mara Jazz Band, Zydeco Jump and Women in Docs at the Shanghai International Spring Festival (2004 and 2001); performed at the International Double Reed Society World Conference in Melbourne (2004); performed with the Venice Chamber Orchestra, in Venice (2001); performed at the University of Michigan, USA (2003).
Whang Zheng Ting’s performance lecture includes: Musikwissenschaftliches Institut der Universitat Basel, Switzerland (2006); Universitat Mozarteum Salzburg, in Innsbruck and at Universitat Wien, in Vienna, Austria (2006); Tokai University, Japan (2000); Performance and Lecture at Tokyo University, Japan (2000); University of California Los Angeles (1999). He also acted as organizer for the cultural event: one of the company coordinators for Melbourne International Festival (2002, 1999); Music and cultural coordinator for Asian Food Festival, Melbourne (1996); Music coordinator for Chinese New Year Festival, Melbourne (1996). His book Chinese Music in Australia: Victoria, 1850s to mid -1990s was published in 1997. Many of his articles were published by international press which included Cambridge Scholars Press.