AKS 2018 Featured Speaker: Ms. Susanna Saw (Malaysia)
15-18 August 2018
Kaohsiung, Taiwan | 高雄，台灣
Topics by Susanna Saw @ AKS 2018
- Working with Primary School Children
Susanna Saw is an active music educator promoting music and choral education in Malaysia. She is currently a lecturer and choir director at the Faculty of Music at University of Malaya (UM), University Technology MARA (UiTM), and the Malaysian Institute of Art (MIA), where she conducts the MIA Ladies Chorus, which has won many Gold Medals from various international competitions.
In 2007, Susanna established the Young Choral Academy in Kuala Lumpur, a venue for choral lovers to learn more about choral education. She was instrumental in bringing the Kodly Training Course to Malaysia to improve local standards of classroom music teaching.
From 2007 on, Susanna has been regularly invited by the Interkultur Foundation, Germany, to be a member of the Jury for the Asia Pacific and World Choir Games. Susanna has been appointed a Working Committee for the Asia-Pacific Choral Council, under the auspices of the International Federation of Choral Music (IFCM). She is the Organizing Chairperson for the 24th International Kodly Symposium 2019, in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, and through this, hopes to bring more awareness on the Kodly teaching philosophy to the Asia Region.