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Name : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shahanum Mohd Shah
Position : Deputy Dean Academic
Email : shahanum@salam.uitm.edu.my ; shahanum@yahoo.com
Telefon : 03 - 55227251

Research Area:

Teaching and Learning of Music, Psychology of Music, Malay Gamelan, Band

Program:

Music Education

Qualifications:

  • PhD in Music Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
  • Master of Music Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
  • Bachelor of Music (Perf.)(Hons), University of Adelaide, Australia

Teaching Experience:

  • Lecturer, UiTM (1990 – present)
  • Associate Instructor (Indiana University)
  • Tutor (Cultural Centre, Universiti Malaya)

Additional Training:

  • Certificate in Music Accompanying, Adelaide College of Technical & Further Education, South Australia (1986)
  • Malay Gamelan
  • Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) Assessor
  • ISO9001:2000 Internal Auditor Course (2003)
  • ISO9001:2000 Lead Assessor Course (2004)
  • Drum Corps Europe Judge General Certification (2010)

Performances:

Rhythm in Bronze (Gamelan) “Flipside Festival 2009” Singapore Arts Festival 2009 (Performer), Esplanade, Singapore, 22-24 May 2009

Rhythm in Bronze “World Gamelan Festival”, (Performer) Dataran Shahbandar, Kuala Terengganu, 26-29 August 2008

Gamelan Club “Kuala Lumpur Fest” (Music Director & Performer) Istana Budaya, 1 & 4 July 2007

Gamelan Club “27th International Society for Music Education World Conference” (Music Director & Performer) Plenary Theatre, KLCC; 20 July 2006

Gamelan Club “Something’s Brewing”, (Music Director & Performer) The Actors Studio Greenhall, Penang; 6-7 August 2005

Rhythm in Bronze (Gamelan) “Wujud Antara”, DFP World Music Series (Performer) Petronas Philharmonic Hall; 16-17 February 2004

Voice Recital “A Journey of Songs” (Accompanist) Tunku Abdul Rahman Auditorium, MTC; 2 April 2003

Rhythm in Bronze Laras Gong (Performer) The Actors Studio Bangsar, 23-27 April 2003

Gamelan Club’s Temper; Rasa Arts Festival (Performer) Dewan Tunku Abdul Rahman, MTC; 25-26 May 2003

YTL Penang Arts Festival, Rhythm in Bronze Laras Gong(Performer) Dewan A, KOMTAR, Penang; 28-29 June 2003

Australian Song Company with Rhythm in Bronze (Performer) Australian High Commission, 1-2 October 2003

Rhythm in Bronze in the MPO Contemporary Chamber Concert (Performer) Petronas Philharmonic Hall, 27 February 2002

Rhythm in Bronze in the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra/British Broadcasting Concert (Performer), Petronas Philharmonic Hall, 18 May 2002

Gamelan Club Kickback: Gamelan Played Underground(Music Director & Performer) The Actors Studio Theatre; 11-15 September 2002 The Actors Studio Greenhall, Penang; 21-22 September 2002

Gamelan Club Suara (Music Director & Performer) The Actors Studio Box (22 – 25 March 2001)

Box of Delights (Performer) The Actors Studio Bangsar (23 May - 10 June 2001)

Gamelan Club Suara (Music Director & Performer) The Actors Studio Box (15 – 19 August 2001)

Rhythm in Bronze (Performer) The Actors Studio Bangsar (17 – 21 October 2001)

Compositions & Arrangements:

Don’t Speak Too Loud for Gamelan (Arrangement)

Putra Variations for Gamelan (Arrangement)

Journal Publications:

Music Ability; Nature and Influences Tirai Panggung, Jurnal Seni Persembahan Universiti Malaya (1994)

Adolescents’ Attitudes Toward Music as a Motivating Factor in Learning Suara Pendidik Jilid 23 No. 1/22001

Popular Music in Malaysia: Education from the OutsideInternational Journal for Music Education, 24 (2), (2006)

 

Book Chapters:

Students’ Perceptions of Effective Music Teaching Behaviours Shahanum Mohd. Shah and Ramona Mohd. Tahir Feschrift for Prof. Dr. Hazadiah Mohd. Dahan, InCULT (2004)

 

Teaching Practice: A Guide for Teacher Trainers and Trainees. (2006) McGraw-Hill, The Asian Customized Edition, Malaysia.

Perspective on Music Education in Malaysia (Ed). (2006). University Publication Centre, Shah Alam, Malaysia.

Book Section “Music in Southeast Asian Countries” inMusic in Elementary Schools (Ed. Flohr, J & Trollinger, V.) (2009), USA: Pearson Publication.

Future Directions of Music Education in Malaysia Public Universities (2010), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Developing the 21st Century Music Graduate: Issues and Challenges. Musical Thoughts in the Globalized Century(2011), Shahanum Md. Shah & Nadia Widyawati Madzhi UM Book Series on Research in Musicology 1. LAP Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany

Developing Malaysian High School Marching Bands:Issues, Challenges and Strategies in Essays on Issues in Music and Its Function (2012), Shahanum Md. Shah & Zaharul Lailiddin Saidon, LAP Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany

Conference Papers:

The Relationship between Intercultural Tolerance and Music Preferences of Malaysian Students Proceedings International Conference on Education For All (ICEFA)Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UNICEF, UNESCO (2002)

The Effects of Age, Gender, Ethnicity, Musical Training, Familiarity, and Musical Styles on the Music Preferences of Malaysian Students Malaysian Music Education Conference (2003)

 

Game, Set and Match: The Search for Congruent Teaching and Learning Styles,International Conference on University Learning and Teaching (2004)Know Yourself: Music Teaching Style of Malaysia Music TeachersMalaysian Music Education Conference (2005)

Process or Product?: The ISO9001:2000 Certification of UiTM INCUE2005: International Education: Diversity, Dilemmas, Differences and Directions (2005)

The ISO9001:2000 Certification of UiTM: On the Path Towards a World Class University  3rd International Conference on University Learning and Teaching (2006)

 

An Exploratory Study of the Relationship between Intercultural Tolerance and Music Preference, 26thInternational Seminar on Research in Music Education, (2006)

A Preliminary Study Into the Music Teaching Styles of Malaysian School Music Teachers, 6th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research ISME Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2007, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, (2007)

New Approaches in Teaching the Gamelan in the Malaysian School Music Curriculum 7th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research Proccedings(2009)

From Past to Present: The Changing Landscape of the Malaysian Gamelan, Shahanum Md. Shah & Nadia Widyawati Madzhi

Persidangan Seni Kebangsaan, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (2009)

Music Teaching Styles: From the Students’ Perspective.UiTM International Music Conference (2009)

Marching Forward: An Exploratory Study of the Effectiveness of Malaysian Marching Band Competitions, Shahanum Md. Shah & Zaharul Lailiddin Saidon. Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research 2011, Taipeh Taiwan.

Teaching the Malay Gamelan within the Framework of Traditional Conventions in Malaysian Schools 30thInternational Society for Music Education World Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, 15-20 July 2012

Contextualizing the Transmission of Malaysian Traditional Music 3rd World Conference on Learning, Teaching & Educational Leadership, Brussels, 25 – 28 October 2012

Assessment in Competition as a Tool for Developing High School Marching Bands Zaharul Lailiddin Saidon & Shahanum Md. Shah 3rd World Conference on Learning, Teaching & Educational Leadership,

Brussels, 25 – 28 October 2012

 

Establishing an Assessment Mechanism for Traditional Music: Issues and Challenges Shahanum Md. Shah & Zaharul Lailiddin Saidon Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research 2013, Singapore

 

Research Grants:

Contract Research Future Directions of Music in Malaysian Institutes of Higher Learning, Ministry of Higher Education, 2009 (Chairperson, RM74,000) Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia) 2010

New Techniques in Performance Practice and Compositions of the Malay Gamelan (Researcher, RM43,968)Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia) 2010

A Study of the Music of the Negrito Batek Tribe of Malaysia (Principal Investigator, RM40,000)

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia) 2010 New Techniques in Performance Practice and Compositions of the Malay Keroncong (Co-Researcher, RM40,000)

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia) 2010 A Study of the Music of the Melanau Kaul Festival in Sarawak, Malaysia(Co-Researcher, RM49,540)

Experimental Research Grant Scheme (Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia) 2012 Identification Of An Assessment Mechanism For Local Music Traditions In A Malaysian Music Examination System (Co Researcher, RM50,000)

Awards:

Young Lecturer Scheme Scholarship, UiTM (1983-1986; 1987-1989)

UiTM Staff Scholarship (PhD, 1996 – 2000)

British Council Education Grant for Study Tour of Music Departments in the United Kingdom (1996)

Marie Alice and Gilbert Peart Music Education Scholarship, Indiana University, USA (1998 – 1999)

Phi Kappa Lambda, Music Honors Society (1999)

Excellence Service Award UiTM (2002 and 2005)

BOH Cameronian Arts Award (2003) – Best Music Concert World Music Category Rhythm in Bronze “Laras Gong” (Performing Member)

BOH Cameronian Arts Award (2004) – Best Instrumental and Vocal Categories Rhythm in Bronze “Wujud Antara” (Performing Member)

Masterclasses & Guest Lectures:

Gamelan Workshop The Evolution of the Malay Gamelan: Techniques and Repertoire, Music Education National Conference (MusEd’02)Dewan Tun Hussein Onn, PWTC, 2002

Gamelan workshop for students of St. George Pulau Pinang Secondary School 2004, UiTM

Gamelan workshop for students of Dato’ Asma Secondary School, Alor Setar Kedah, 2004

ISO9001:2000 Documentation Workshop UiTM, 2005

ISO Internal Audit Course UiTM Sabah Campus, 2005

Contemporary Gamelan Workshop Malaysian Music Education Conference 2005 (MusEd’05) UPSI

Research In Music Education Workshop Universiti Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, 2005

 

Malay Gamelan Workshops (2011)

  • Oberlin College-Conservatory of Music, Ohio,
  • Western Carolina University, North Carolina
  • Warren Wilson College, North Carolina, USA

Guest Lecturer: Music of Southeast Asia, Kutztown University, Pennsylvania, USA (2011)

Guest Lecturer: The Malay Gamelan and Its Application to Music Education, Taylor University, Indiana, USA (2011)

Guest Lecturer: The Malay Gamelan and Its Implications to Music Education, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA (2011)

Creative Work:

The 17th Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival 2012, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (Music Director) Gamelan Club, Faculty of Music, UiTM

Festival Malioboro 2012, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (Music Director) Gamelan Club, Faculty of Music, UiTM

Perak Arts Festival 2012, Ipoh, Perak (Music Director) Gamelan Club, Faculty of Music, UiTM

Eximious Concert, Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur 2012 (Music Director) Gamelan Club, Faculty of Music, UiTM

Gamelan Club “Kuala Lumpur Fest” (Music Director) Istana Budaya, 1 & 4 July 2007

Gamelan Club “27th International Society for Music Education World Conference” (Music Director) Plenary Theatre, KLCC; 20 July 2006