SWOSU Music Therapy Head to Serve as Visiting Professor in China
Dr. ChihChen Sophia Lee, MT-BC, director of the music therapy program at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, will serve as visiting professor of music therapy this summer at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China.
This is the second year the Central Conservatory has invited Dr. Lee to instruct both undergraduate and graduate programs. Along with the upcoming trip, Lee is scheduled to serve on a panel for the Music Therapy Association of Taiwan International Master Seminar in Taipei, Taiwan. She will also present at National Kaohsiung Normal University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Lee has been an active scholar at the regional, national and international levels. She has presented numerous posters and papers at the Southwestern Region of American Music Therapy Association Conferences (2003- 2007), American Music Therapy Association National Conferences (2002-2006) and World Congress for Music Therapy in Brisbane, Australia (2004). She currently serves on the Academic Program Approval Committee of the American Music Therapy Association.
Lee has directed the music therapy program at SWOSU since 2002. SWOSU has the only music therapy program in the state of Oklahoma. SWOSU graduates since 2002 have a 100% passing rate on the National Board Certification Exam for Music Therapists.