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Dr. Tammy S. Yi

Dr. Tammy S. Yi is a violinist, strings specialist and orchestral conductor from Los Angeles. She holds degrees from Columbia University, University of Southern California and Azusa Pacific University.

Dr. Yi was the violin and conducting instructor at Columbia University and Conductor of the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Orchestras. She also taught in both public and private schools for more than ten years and founded the First Children’s Orchestra of Harlem and HOPE Children’s Orchestra of Orange County. Dr. Yi’s research interests include diversity, equity and inclusion. She presents her work on social justice in orchestral pedagogy at music education and conducting conferences around the world, gaining her and her research impressive international exposure.

Dr. Yi serves as the Conductor of the UA Philharmonic and is an Assistant Professor of Music Education at the University of Arizona specializing in string education, democratic classrooms, creativity, and social justice.

Dr. Yi will be presenting Back of the Orchestra: High School Students Experiences With Alternative Seating Practices with at the 2019 International Music Education Summit and is excited to share ideas with you this year.

Discover more from Dr. Yi on her YouTube channel HERE.

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