Cello, Violin, Piano, Suzuki in the Schools Teacher
As a Taiwanese cellist who came to United States for over ten years, Chin-Mei Li holds a master degree in Cello Performance from the University of Memphis after getting her bachelor degree from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. Currently, she is still on the journey of pursuing her DMA degree of Cello Performance in the University of Memphis. While still in the progress of pursuing her DMA degree, she takes Suzuki Pedagogy in various Suzuki institutes last two summers. By taking multiple sections in the Suzuki Institute, Chin-Mei further acquired and developed her teaching techniques and communication skill. Over last two summers, she finished the Suzuki Pedagogy: Every Child Can (ECC) in Memphis Suzuki Institute, Book I in Virginia Suzuki institute with Grace Field , and Book 2-7 in Chicago Suzuki Institute, Barbara Wampner, Carol Tarr, and Carey Cheney. With her background of acquiring traditional teaching method from childhood, Chin-Mei offers both traditional and Suzuki methods for the students. From year of 2009 to current time, Chin-Mei works as the orchestra manager and teacher for the Youth Orchestra of Germantown Performing Art Center in Germantown, Tennessee. Since May, 2012, she moves from Memphis, TN to Montgomery, Alabama.