M.A. (ethnomusicology), University of Hawaii at Manoa; Ph.D. (musicology/ethnomusicology), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Priscilla Tse holds a PhD in musicology from the University of Illinois and an MA in ethnomusicology from the University of Hawaii. Her dissertation entitled “Queering the Body: Cross-dressing Performance and Identity Politics in Cantonese Opera of Post-1950s Hong Kong” was funded by the University of Illinois Graduate College, Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities. Her research interests include Chinese opera, Chinese instrumental music, performance and gender, identity politics, and fandom. At Illinois, she founded and directed a Chinese silk-and-bamboo ensemble. She has also taught as a part-time lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.