Pianist Xinyi Li did his first solo recital when he was 9 years old. Since then, he has garnered numerous prizes and awards. In 2016 and 2017, he won the 1st prize at the United International Music Competition at the Stanford University, and the 2nd prize in the Dorothy Van Waynen Competition at Berkeley, in 2018. Most recently Xinyi participated in his first International piano competition and gained success by reaching the quarterfinal in the 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition and the contestant in the 10th Hamamatsu international piano competition.
Xinyi has performed in master classes for distinguished pedagogue & concert pianist Leon Fleisher, John Perry, Sergei Babayan, Ingrid Fliter, and Andre Laplante. He has attended upon invitation the Mount Royal University Morningside Music Bridge summer program in 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012 as a Fellowship student, and participated as a Fellowship student at The Meadowmount School of Music in 2013 and 2014, where he studied with Eric Larsen. Xinyi was invited by Sichuan Conservatory Of Music as a distinguished pianist to give a recital for School’s 100th anniversary in 2019. Xinyi currently studies at Butler School Of Music to pursue his DMA degree with Dr. Andrew Brownell.