About The Editor
Cheryl Juanita Rutledge



Ph.D., Music Education/Piano Pedagogy (1983)

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA


M.A., Music Major, English Minor (1973)

Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, USA


B.M. (Magna cum laude), Piano Performance (1968)

University of Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, USA


Additional studies: Masterclasses with Menahem Pressler: Indiana University (Summer 1994) & Adamant Music School (Summer 1993); Doctoral courses: University of Mississippi (Summers 1978-1980); Suzuki Seminar: Memphis State University (Summer 1980); Private piano study with Allison Nelson (Summers 1976 & 1977); Masterclass: Peabody Conservatory of Music (Summer 1974); Master’s & post-baccalaureate courses: University of Alabama (Summer 1970)


Professional Experience (Taiwan):


Associate Professor of English, Dayeh University, Changhua (February 1998-July 2010); Editor-in-Chief, English Editing Service, Office of Research & Development (Fall 1998-Summer 2010)


Adjunct Associate Professor of English, College of Business, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chungli (September 1990-January 1998); English Editor & Writer, Office of Research & Development and Office of the President (November 1993-January 1998)


Adjunct Associate Professor of Music, Graduate Institute of Applied Arts, National Chiao Tung  University, Hsinchu (September 1992-June 1994)


Adjunct Associate Professor of Sacred Music, Taiwan Theological College, Taipei (September 1992-January 1993)


Adjunct Associate Professor of Music, Soochow University, Taipei (September 1987-June 1989)


Teacher & Co-Chairperson, Department of Sacred Music, and English Consultant, Sheng-te Christian College, Chungli (October 1986-June 1990)


Professional Experience (USA):


Instructor & Director of Piano, Suzuki Institute for Musical Training, Little Rock, AR (September 1984-May 1985)


Instructor of Suzuki Piano, Kindermusik, Chattanooga, TN & Dalton, GA (Spring 1984)


Graduate Assistant, School of Music, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (1982-1983)


Adjunct Instructor of Music, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (May 1979 & August 1979- April 1980


Adjunct Instructor of Music, Chattanooga State Technical Community College (Fall 1974 &



Instructor of Piano, Cadek Conservatory of Music, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

(1968-1969 & 1973-1981)


Elementary-School Teacher, various positions in DeKalb County, Fort Payne, and Scottsboro, Alabama Public Schools (1969-1972)


Professional Activity (Taiwan):


20 solo piano recitals in seven venues (1987-1995)


Participant in 11 joint recitals in two venues (1998-2008)


Four guest lectures (music pedagogy & academic writing) and two seminars (academic writing) in five venues (1988-1999)


Conference Paper: “A Comparison between Two Writing Correction Programs,” International Conference on TESOL & Translation 2007, Dayeh University (June 15, 2007)


Professional Activity (USA):


Eight presentations at professional music educators’ meetings in five venues (1976-1986 & 1990)


Three solo piano recitals in two venues (1976, 1995 & 1996)


Publications (Taiwan):


"Chinese Opera Experience," Travel in Taiwan, Vol. 10, No. 1 (August 1995)


"Amazing Mazer" [Profile of Director/Conductor of Taipei Sinfonietta], Travel in Taiwan, Vol. 11, No. 6 (January 1997)


Publications (USA):


Foundation and Intermediate Certificate Music Theory Workbooks and Teacher's Manual, in-house publications, Cadek Conservatory of Music, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Fall 1978)                                                                                                                                                        


ROTE 'n' READ: A Piano Book for the Young Beginner, Belwin-Mills/Columbia Pictures Publications, Miami, FL (February 1986)                                                                               


Professional Awards and Honors:                                                                                                 


Teacher of the Year Award, Chattanooga Music Teachers Association, 1978


Biographical profile listed in American Keyboard Artists, 1989 Edition                        


Biographical profile listed in The International Who's Who in Music, 11th Ed., 1987; 12th Ed., 1989; 13th Ed., 1992


Miscellaneous "Who’s Who" Citations:


Biographical profile listed in 12 International and/or Pacific-Rim “Who’s Who”-Type Titles, 1988 to 2009