Tianjin Juilliard College (TJS) introduced that with the stepping down of Brose, each Wei He and Katherine Chu will see their very own roles expanded. Wei He will now function CEO and creative director of the college whereas Katherine Chu will change into the dean.
Brose’s intention for stepping down, as he had defined within the college’s official press launch, was to maneuver again to the U.S. to hitch his household — however he’ll proceed with the college by serving on the TJS Advisory Council.
Damian Woetzel, president of Juilliard, thanked Brose for his service in creating TJS and “paving the best way towards a fair brighter future for our campus in Tianjin.”
Moreover, Woetzel was “delighted that Wei He and Katherine Chu will proceed to steer the college to larger heights by means of strengthening our creative partnerships within the area, spearheading lifelong studying initiatives by means of our academic applications, and broadening entry to Juilliard’s wealthy custom of performing arts training in Asia.”
Wei He has additionally been with the college since its inception beginning because the inaugural creative director and dean. He’ll now oversee the 300-strong TJS group of employees, college, and college students in his new place, in addition to serve on the college’s violin and chamber music college on a restricted foundation.
Katherine Chu, who joined TJS in 2020, is head of the collaborative piano division and has been serving as interim affiliate dean for tutorial and pupil affairs. She’s going to fill essential roles in college administration, institutional relations, tutorial and pupil affairs, and efficiency actions and operations as dean of TJS.
TJS first welcomed its inaugural Pre-Faculty college students in 2019. Since then, the college has additionally welcomed a various group of graduate college students and college from throughout China and 11 nations all over the world. TJS has additionally launched two music festivals, introduced greater than 120 performances in Tianjin and on tour all through East Asia, and created a collection of engagement initiatives in the area people.