Brought to by our friends at True Change Alliance, the D.A.R.E bonus series:
In this episode, Dr. Yi and your host, Dr. Emily Williams Burch explore how to be a critical conscious music educators and implement social justice practices in our ensembles.
* What does it mean to have a democratic classroom?
* How can we learn to be critical conscious music educators?
* When and how do we implement social justice practices in our spaces?
Dr. Tammy S. Yi is a violinist, strings pedagogy specialist, and orchestral conductor from Los Angeles. She holds a doctorate in music and music education from Columbia University and currently teaches at Chapman University. Dr. Yi has taught in both public and private schools for more than ten years and her research on diversity, equity, and inclusion is recognized worldwide. At Chapman University, she currently teaches courses in democratic classrooms, creativity, anti-racism, and social justice. She founded the First Children’s Orchestra of Harlem, HOPE Children’s Orchestra of Orange County, and the first collegiate mariachi ensemble in Orange County, Mariachi Panteras.
Connect with Dr. Yi: https://www.chapman.edu/our-faculty/tammy-yi
Learn more about TCA: https://www.truechangealliance.org/
Let us know what you think! Connect with your host, Dr. Emily Williams Burch at EmilyBurch.org/contact or join the conversation on Patreon.com/MusicEdMatters
**Show music originally written by Mr. Todd Monsell
**Show photography provided by Dr. Dan Biggerstaff