Yoon-il Auh   Ed.D.

Yoon-il Auh leads intriguing two tracks of life style. First, he is an active member of academic community and online learning industry. He is well known for the launching of world's first web-based international music competition using the Internet, the Web Concert Hall, which has attracted the world class performers to compete in the virtual environment( www.webconcerthall.com ) and it is now hosting its 8th annual international competition as of 2006. Second, he is a performer (Violinist), composer, conductor and artist. Trained in the Juilliard School of music (attended from 1972 - 1984), he performs both classical and the Fusion Rock music. In 2005, he received the award of 'Best Jazz Instrumentalist' in Michigan. In 2001, he was featured in a lead article in The New York Times and the New Republic. Currently, Dr. Yoon-il Auh is a Deputy Provost for Online Learning at the National Labor College in Maryland.

Prior to this position, he served as a director of Distance Education at Central Michigan University, Associate Director of Distance Education at New York University and Distance Education Strategic Planning Advisor at Columbia University. He was invited as a guest lecturer, keynote speaker, plenary speaker both at home and abroad. He presented on topics in The Impact of Technology and Education, The Internet and Global Impact, and Technology and Music in conferences at Prague Czech Republic, Oslo Norway, Freidburg, Germany, Calgary, Toronto, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, South Korea, and Bangkok. Dr. Auh has also authored and published a programming book, "A Guide to the Programming Process", and it was used as a required text book for the entry level programming course at Columbia University and Touro College. Most recently, his article in “Depth in Music History via Technology” has published in the book titled 'Multiple Intelligence, Howard Gardner and New Methods in College Teaching' by Bastos Educational Books, Woodside, NY.

He has taught at Columbia University in the Department of Instructional Media and Technology and New York University in the Institute of Marketing and Management. He has also taught violin at the Juilliard School Pre-College and Manhattan School of Music. He holds B.A. and M.M. degrees from the Juilliard School and holds M.A., Ed.M., and Ed.D. degrees in Computing, Cognition and Education and Instructional Media and Technology from Columbia University.

His numerous work was reviewed and cited in major publications, such as The New York Times, The New Republics, Classical Music 101 (textbook) by Fred Plotkin, NY Daily News, Distance Educators, Scenario Educational Software: Design and Development of Discovery Learning (textbook) by Mark Keegan, The Computer in the School (Ed, Robert P. Taylor), Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire by Murice Hinson, and Houston Chronicle.com.

Other things I do in my life...

Solo at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - Avery Fisher Hall

Cantabile String Quartet - Alice Tully