Minyi Li is a piano educator and children’s music education specialist. She has designed many online music education programs in China, especially in early childhood music education and instrumental education fields. Her pedagogy focuses on movement and stories with music, which seeks to improve students’ creativity and musical experience. Before this, she worked at iStage Academy as a music and drama teacher in Shanghai. She also worked as a music facilitator at Rita Gold early childhood Center, New York Philharmonic Very Young People’s Concert program and the Musicpire professional music school in New York.
Minyi Li earned her Master of Arts in Music and Music Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She earned Kodaly certification from New York University, and she received systematic Dalcroze training from the Kaufman Music Center and Orff Schulwerk training from New York Orff Chapter. At Tianjin Juilliard School, she teaches in the Music Discovery and Music Essential Curriculum programs.