Announced on October 22, 2021
Chapman University Assistant Professor Tammy Yi was named as one of the 25 semi-finalists today by the Recording Academy and GRAMMY® Museum for its 2022 Music Educator Award:
The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum have announced semifinalists for the 2022 Music Educator Award, which recognizes current educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the music education field and demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools. The semifinalists comprise a total of 25 music teachers from 24 cities across 16 states; the semifinalists were selected from more than 1,135 initial nominations submissions from 49 states.
The finalists for the 2022 Music Educator Award, presented by the Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum, will be announced this December, and the recipient will be recognized during GRAMMY Week 2022.
Dr. Yi is a violinist, strings specialist and orchestral conductor, and leads Chapman’s Mariachi Ensemble.