Yali You

Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level, Professional
Use Suzuki Method?
Offering Virtual Lessons?
For established students only
Lesson Location
St. Paul
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About the Instructor

Dr. Yali You teaches cello, music history, and chamber music and has been conducting the orchestra at Hamline University in St. Paul since 1996. A native of China, she received her Doctor of Musical Arts in cello performance from the College-Conservatory of Music at University of Cincinnati (1989-1996), Master of Music (1986-1987) and Certificate in Performance (1987-1988) from Northwestern University. Her Bachelor's degree is from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music (1980-1984). Dr. You also attended the Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University (1988-1989).
Dr. Yali You has performed extensively in both US and China. Professor You has been included annually in the Who’s Who in America since 2004 and received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who in 2018. Dr. Yali You was recognized by Hamline Undergraduate Student Congress as the 2015 Faculty Member of the Year.
Professor You helps students develop essential performing techniques needed for solo and ensemble playing, and she provides them with an understanding of the composer, composition, and stylistic background of the music while focus on technical training to develop a solid foundation.

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