Ms. SIyu Li's pianistic mastery covers all the stylistic periods. She has won many awards, including the first prize at Georgia Music Teaching Association, a music scholarship from Yamaha Asian Music, as well as the first prize at the “Ying Chang Cup” National Piano Competition in China. She also won the second prize at the Asian division of the third Wiesbaden International Competition, and the second prize at the America-China International Music Foundation 2009 First Annual Elite Audition. In August of 2009, she was invited to attend the 18th Annual Summer Music Festival at Walnut Hill held in Boston, MA. In 2010, Ms. Li won a performance prize at the Homophonic Piano Competition in Shanghai World Expo. She also attended the 7th Shanghai Conservatory of Music International Piano Festival.
Along with her solo Western Classical music career, Siyu Li enjoys playing chamber music and solo jazz music. She has played with many musicians, including saxophonist Joshua Heaney, clarinetist Marcus Moore, and violinist Shishi Zhou.
As a part of her Graduate Assistantship, she taught college level keyboard studies for non-piano major students. Recently, she was invited as a judge to attend the Fall Festival of North Fulton Music Teaching Association.
Siyu Li is a native of China. Her fascination with the piano began when she was 4 and she started learning from one of the most prestigious conservatories in China. At the age of 8, she was awarded the Excellent Prize as a finalist at the 8th “Xing Hai” National Piano Competition in Beijing. In 2015, Siyu received a Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance from New England Conservatory of Music, and a Master Degree in Piano Performance from Georgia State University in 2017.
She shares an appreciation and love of music with her students and help them understand the principles that could apply everywhere in our lives.