YING LI was born in China and began playing the piano at the age of five. Nine years later, she went to study at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia with Jonathan Biss and Seymour Lipkin, where she earned a bachelor’s degree. She completed her studies in 2021 with a master’s degree at the Juilliard School in New York with Robert McDonald. In the same year, she won the Premio Internazionale Antonio Mormone (Milan) and was a laureate at the Young Concert Artists Auditions (New York).
Ying Li has performed with major orchestras (Philadelphia Orchestra, Accademia Teatro alla Scala, NWD Philharmonie, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Russische Kammerphilharmonie St. Petersburg) in prestigious concert venues (Teatro alla Scala, Verizon Hall/Kimmel Cultural Campus Philadelphia, Chicago Cultural Center, ACT Concert Hall Hamamatsu). As a chamber musician, she has performed at the Verbier Festival and the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival in Detroit.
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