Dr. Shu-Yi Scott
Cello Teacher and Teacher Trainer
Shu-Yi Scott, originally from Taipei, Taiwan, has given master classes, seminars and performances in the States, Taipei, Shanghai, Mexico, and Europe. She is passionate about group class pedagogy. Dr. Shu-Yi Scott was awarded the Certificate of Achievement through the Suzuki Association of the Americas in 2015 and became a Suzuki cello teacher trainer in 2019.
Dr. Scott holds a MM in cello performance from Penn State under Dr. Kim Cook and DMA in cello performance from the University of Texas at Austin under renowned pedagogue Ms. Phyllis Young .
Teaching beginning students from the age of 3 to advanced high school cellists, her expertise and patience excels students from all musical backgrounds. She uses her knowledge of child development to creatively target the needs of her students, keeping them motivated and growing. Her private lessons, group class offerings, and parent education nights help to foster a community of lifelong musicians.
Her hobbies include sourdough baking, learning Japanese Language and Tea ceremony, French, and world travel. She lives in Austin, Texas with her bass player husband and homeschools her daughters Euna, and Lydie, who both play the cello.