Member of the ISME Board
Chee-Hoo Lum is associate professor of music education with the Visual & Performing Academic Group at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the Head of UNESCO-NIE Centre for Arts Research in Education (CARE), part of a region-wide network of Observatories stemming from the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Action Plan. He is also the Coordinator of the newly formed UNESCO UNITWIN: Arts Education Research for Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development. Chee-Hoo's research interests include issues towards identity, cultural diversity and multiculturalism, technology and globalization in music education; children's musical cultures; creativity and improvisation; and elementary music methods. He is currently the Co-Editor of IJME (International Journal of Music Education) and on the editorial board of JRME (Journal of Research in Music Education) and RSME (Research Studies in Music Education). He is a board member of ISME (International Society for Music Education) and APSMER (Asia-Pacific Symposium for Music Education Research).