LO Kii-Ming earned a Bachelor of Natural Sciences from the Department of Textile and Clothing at Fu-Jen Catholic University (1975) and received her Ph.D. in Musicology from Heidelberg University for her dissertation Turandot auf der Opernbühne (1989). She is currently Professor of Musicology at the Department of Music, National Taiwan Normal University. Her research covers the history of European music with special focus on the history of opera, the aesthetics of music, the relationship between literature and music, as well as the exchange of musical culture between Europe and Asia. She has given guest lectures and presented papers as invited speaker in musicological and cross-disciplinary conferences in Europe, America and Asia. Her publications include 20 books and ca 100 scholarly in Chinese, German, English and Italian. In addition to her scholary research, her articles for programme books written for concert and opera performances in Taiwan as well as her music criticism have given a significant contribution to the musical culture on the island. She is one of the very few Taiwanese musicologists who have gained international fame.