Mildred Yi serves as lecturer in Music Education where she works primarily works with music teacher candidates for the Single Subject Teaching Credential in Music for California schools.
As a music teacher educator, she has presented research and clinics at state, national and international conferences in topics including: Designing Learning Using Multimedia Cases for Developing Pedagogical Content Knowledge; Practice Teacher Performance Assessment; Gender Issues in Hiring Practice of Music Educators, and Instrumental Conducting for Music Education Students. Mildred Yi currently holds a faculty position at Vanguard University of Southern California, where serves as Conductor of University Orchestra, Coordinator of Music Education, and co-directs the Chamber Music Consortium. She has also served as guest conductor for Newport Mesa Schools’ All-District Orchestra Festivals and has hosted and adjudicated Solo & Ensemble Festivals.
Yi holds Ed.D and Ed.M in Music and Music Education from Teachers College at Columbia University; a M.M. in Instrumental Conducting from San Francisco State University; and a B.A. in Music from the University of California at Berkeley.