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Yeon Choi

Yeon Choi, Director of Instrumental Music

Yeon Choi received her Bachelors of Arts in Music from the University of California, Irvine and her California Teaching Credential from California State University, Fullerton.

Ms. Choi has taught at all scholastic levels, including elementary, middle school and high school. She most recently was the director of orchestras at Niguel Hills Middle School. Over her eight years at Niguel Hills Middle School, her groups were known both on a local and regional level for their attention to detail as well as the quality of their performances, where they consistently earned superior and unanimous superior ratings at festivals.

Ms. Choi is the 2014 Capistrano Unified School District Teacher of the Year.

Ms. Choi has professional affiliations with the California Orchestra Directors Association, American String Teachers Association and the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA). She has served on the Board of Directors three time for the SCSBOA and is the current Vice President of Middle School Honor Groups. Ms. Choi previously held the offices of Elementary and Middle School Education and String Education.

Ms. Choi believes music education provides an opportunity for students to develop an appreciation for music and encourages the skills and discipline necessary for achieving musical success throughout a lifetime of experiences. Students learn the importance of a cooperative team effort while working with fellow members to accomplish the shared goals.

Instrumental Music Website

Music Boosters Website

Classes Ms. Choi Teaches

  • Marching Band (1st Semester)
  • String Ensembles
  • Sinfonia Orchestra
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Winter Color Guard (2nd Semester)
  • Winter Drumline (2nd Semester)