John van Deursen

  John van Deursen
Research Participant, Dr.

Affiliation:
Associate Conductor, University of British Columbia Symphony Orchestra
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Music Director, Orchestra Armonia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Program Coordinator, PRIMA | Director, CYMC Summer Music (Classical)

Contact Info:
Email: johnvandeursen@yahoo.ca
Websites:
http://sites.google.com/site/csrggroup/jvandeursen/
http://www.orchestra-armonia.com/

University Education

1981 - 1985 Bachelor of Music
Major: Performance, Trombone
University of British Columbia 
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1985 - 1986 Master of Music
Major: Performance, Trombone 
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL, USA 
2004 - 2007 Doctorate of Music
Major: Conducting 
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, B.C., Canada 

Foreign Stays and Studies

1986 – 2003: Adjunct Instructor, Taipei National Institute of the Arts

(Principal Trombone, Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor, Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra)

Awards and Scholarships

Conductor’s Award, UBC Wind Ensemble (1985)

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Women’s Committee Concerto Competition Winner (1984)

Research Interests

Pedagogy of music instruction: what is the instruction process that takes a student from written ideas to sound, kinetic and cognitive aspects of conducting, physical and psychological aspects of musical instrument study.


Main Publications

Chapters in monographs

VAN DEURSEN, J., ZASKODNY, P. Analytical-synthetic modelling of cognitive structure of invbestigated problem. In monograph: Analytical-synthetic modelling of cognitive structures. Bratislava: Didaktis, 2001. ISBN 80-85456-77-X.

VAN DEURSEN, J., ZASKODNY, P. Analytical-synthetic modelling in education. In monograph: Analytical-synthetic modelling of cognitive structures. Bratislava: Didaktis, 2002. ISBN 80-85456-77-X.

VAN DEURSEN, J., ZASKODNY, P. Cognitive Structure and Its Analytical-synthetic Modelling. In monograph: Structure, formation and design of textbook. Bratislava: Didaktis, 2003. ISBN 80-85456-09-5.

VAN DEURSEN, J., ZASKODNY, P. Lecture "Physics and Radiology" for foreign undergraduates. In monograph: Educational and didactic communications. Bratislava: Didaktis, 2007. ISBN 978-80-89160-46-4.

Articles

VAN DEURSEN, J. Classical Music Comes of Age. Taipei Times. July 18 1999, Arts & Leisure.

Music broadcasts

2000: Wong, Fu-Tong.  Rhapsody of Taiwan.  John van Deursen.  Wind Records CD TCD-5234.

2000: “1992 - 2000 Movie Song Book”.  Wu Bai.  Wu Bai and China Blue. Magic Stone Music Co. CD MSD-088.

2000: “Impressions with Mandy Gaines, Live at the Forum”, Various composers. Impressions Jazz Quintet.  Forum Records CD 10003.

1999 “Taiwan Fantasy”. Various composers.  Yeh Shu-Han Brass Quintet. Sunrise Records CD 8545.

1999 “Bugler’s Holiday”. Various composers.  Yeh Shu-Han Brass Quintet. Sunrise Records CD 9231.

1995 “Wu Bai and China Blue Live”. Wu Bai.  Wu Bai and China Blue.  Magic Stone Music Co.  CD  MSV-001.

1991 “The Movies”. Various composers.  Yeh Shu-Han Brass Quintet.  V-Tec Records CD VT-6008.

1990 “Bravo Brass”. Various composers.  Yeh Shu-Han Brass Quintet.  Neo-Classic Music CD NEO9005. 

Television broadcasts

2002, Dec. 9: “Praise to a Great Master” live concert at the National Concert Hall, Taipei Broadcast across Taiwan on Public Television. Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by John van Deursen.

2000, Aug 8: Live Concert from National Concert Hall, Taipei, broadcast across Taiwan on Public Television.

1998, Dec: “5 Continents”, live concert from National Concert Hall, Taipei, broadcaston Public Television across Taiwan.Taipei Philharmonic “Pops”

1996, Oct 9: Live Concert, Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan.  Broadcast by China Television across Asia. Taipei Sinfonietta, conducted by John van Deursen.

1994, Aug 30: Golden Bell Awards Ceremony, Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall, Taipei Sinfonietta. Broadcast live across Asia by China Television.

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