Andrew Li, pianist

Andrew Li has shown his love and gifts of music since his early years. Starting at age seven, he won First Prize in the Bay State Piano Competition for five consecutive years. In 2009 and 2010, Andrew won First Prize in the Steinway Competition in Boston in Divisions One and Two. He played a solo recital in October of 2010 in Utica, NY. In June 2013, Andrew performed at the prestigious Rockport Chamber Music Festival. In January 2014, Andrew performed Grieg’s Piano Concerto with the Symphony Pro Musica. Later that year, he joined his brother to perform in the recital series at Hamilton College.

Andrew ended 2014 by winning First Prize in the concerto competition at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School. This resulted in a return engagement in November 2015 to play the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Youth Symphony Orchestra of the New England prep school. In March of 2016, Andrew won First Prize in the Boston Symphony Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition, and will perform the Grieg Piano Concerto with the BSO in April of 2017. In July of 2016, he placed fifth in the Cooper International Piano Competition

Andrew is also a fervent chamber musician. He and the Brioso Trio were featured on the From The Top radio show in June 2013, where he also was a featured soloist in 2014. In February of 2014, the Brioso Trio won Second Prize at the New England Chamber Music Festival Competition.

Andrew has studied piano with Dorothy Shi since he was six. Additionally he studies with Professor Wha Kyung Byun at the New England Conservatory.


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