Publications in refereed Journal

1.    Leung, B.W. (2019). Conception of creativity as personal style of Cantonese opera artists in Hong Kong: A socio-cultural perspective. Journal of Artistic and Creative Education, 13(1), 1-13.

2.    Yu, Z., & Leung, B. W. (2019). Music teachers and their implementation of the new Music Curriculum Standards in China. International Journal of Music Education, 37(2), 178-197.

3.     Leung, B. W. (2018). A proposed model of transmission of Cantonese opera for Hong Kong higher education: From oral tradition to conservatoire. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education onlinefirst.

4.     Leung, B. W. (2018). Creativity in Cantonese Operatic singing: Analysis of excerpts from Hu Bu Gui by three artists. International Journal of Community Music.,id=27450/

5.     Han, R. & Leung, B. W. (2017). A survey on Weifang teachers’ attitudes toward teaching Chinese folk music. International Journal of Music Education, 35(2), 202-215. DOI:10.1177/025576141562052

6.     梁寶華著,劉沛(譯)(2017):香港小學生音樂創作動機的影響因素研究,《中國音樂》,2017(2),157-167。

7.     梁寶華(2016):學習音樂以培養創意:理論,實踐與挑戰,《中國音樂教育》,259,28-32。

8.     梁寶華(2015):傳統音樂在學校的傳承:國際議題和挑戰,《教師教育論壇》,28(5),8-12。

9.     梁寶華(2015):創造力與音樂教育:國際趨勢和發展,《中國音樂教育》,247,23-25。

10.  Leung, B. W. (2015). Transmission of Cantonese opera in conservatory tradition: Two case studies in south China and Hong Kong. Music Education Research 17(4), 480-498. DOI:10.1080/14613808.2014.986081.

11.  Leung, B. W. (2015). Utopia in arts education: The transmission of Cantonese opera with oral tradition in Hong Kong. Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 23(1), 133-152. DOI: 10.1080/14681366.2014.922604.

12.  Leung, B. W. (2014). Teachers’ transformation as learning: Teaching Cantonese opera in Hong Kong schools with a teacher-artist partnership. International Journal of Music Education, 32(1), 119-131. DOI: 10.1177/0255761413491174.

13.  Sun, Z., & Leung, B. W. (2014). A Survey on the Quality of Rural Primary School Music Teachers in Northeast China. International Journal of Music Education, 32(4), 437-461. DOI: 10.1177/0255761413491197.

14.  Tang, C. L., & Leung, B. W. (2012). Applying the Variation Theory in teaching Cantonese opera (Yueju) to improve learning effectiveness. International Journal for Lesson and Learning Studies, 1(3), 261-275.

15.  Xie, J. & Leung, B. W. (2011). Students’ motivation in studying music: The mainland China context. Research Studies in Music Education, 33(1), 59-72.

16.  Leung, B. W. & McPherson, G. (2011). Case studies of factors affecting the motivation of high music achievers in Hong Kong to learn music. Music Education Research, 13, 69-91.

17.  Leung, B. W. & McPherson, G. (2010). Students’ motivation in studying music: The Hong Kong context. Research

Studies in Music Education, 32(2), 155-168.

18.  Leung, B. W., & Leung, E. C. K. (2010). Teacher-artist partnership in teaching Cantonese opera in Hong Kong schools: Student transformation. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 11(5). [on-line] website: .

19.  Leung, B. W. (2008). The effects of composition assignments and teacher presentation on student motivation in secondary schools. Music Education Research International, 2, 21-34. [on-line] website:

20.  Leung, B. W. (2008). Factors affecting the motivation of Hong Kong primary school students in composing music. International Journal of Music Education, 26(1), 47-62.

21.  Leung, B. W. (2007). Changes in self-reported motivation and attitudes of secondary students following music compositional activities. Research in Arts Education, 13, 1-27.

22.  Leung, B. W. & Wong, W. Y. P. (2005). Matching music teacher’s self conception with students’ perception on teaching effectiveness in an unfavourable secondary classroom context. Revista Electronica Complutense de Investigacion en Educacion Musical, 2, [on-line],

23.  Leung, B. W. (2004). A framework for undertaking creative music-making activities in Hong Kong secondary schools. Research Studies in Music Education, 23, 59-75.

24.  Leung, B. W. & McPherson, G. E. (2002). Professional composers and curriculum planners perceptions about creativity in Hong Kong school music programs. Music Education International, 1, 67-77.

25.  Leung, B. W. (2000). Factors affecting Hong Kong secondary music teachers’ application of creative music-making activities in teaching. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education and Development, 3(1), 245-263.