About Chen Yi
Listen to Chen Yi herself talk about her life and journey as a musician, composer, and teacher.
After watching the videos, have students complete this worksheet about her life.
You can also share this playlist of Chen Yi’s music while students are working on their worksheets, or use any of her music for a classroom listening activity.
Ask students about their impressions of the music and if they can point out some of the ways she combined Western and Chinese traditional music together.