Chin-mei Li

Cello, Violin, Piano, Suzuki in the Schools Teacher

Chin-mei Li


Montgomery, AL
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Chin-Mei Li

Chin-Mei Li, a Taiwanese cellist who came to United States for over a decade, holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Cello Performance as well as a master degree in Cello Performance from the University of Memphis after her bachelor degree from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. She takes Suzuki Pedagogy in various Suzuki institutes over last couple years to obtain a holistic understanding of teaching and educational values. By taking multiple sections in the Suzuki Institute, Chin-Mei further acquired and developed her teaching techniques and communication skill.

Over the last couple years, she finished the Suzuki Pedagogy: Every Child Can (ECC) in Memphis Suzuki Institute, Book I in Virginia Suzuki institute with Tanya Carey and Grace Field , and Book 2-7 in Chicago Suzuki Institute, Barbara Wampner, Carol Tarr, and Carey Cheney. Also, she finished cello Revisiting Unit 1 and Tracing Techniques Through Cello Books 1-4 with Richard Mooney.
With her background of traditional teaching method, Chin-Mei offers both traditional and Suzuki methods for the students. From year of 2009 to 2012,

Chin-Mei had the wonderful opportunity to be the orchestra manager and teacher for the Youth Orchestra of Germantown Performing Art Center in Germantown, Tennessee. Since May, 2012, she moves to Montgomery, Alabama and actively participates in community music education. Currently, Chin-Mei serves the position of education director for Montgomery Music Project and performs with Montgomery Symphony Orchestra. Chin-Mei recently opened her music studio for violin, cellos, and piano by involving local professional artists to dedicate their time for purpose of education.