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LI Chuan-yun

“If China wants to have a great violinist, they have one.” concluded violinist maestro Ruggiero Ricci after listening to Li in 2004. Hailed as “a massive talent with astonishing dynamic and expressive range,” Li is one of the foremost violinists in his generation

Studied at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing before studying at the Juilliard School of Music with full scholarship under Dorothy DeLay and Itzhak Perlman

Furthered his studies with DeLay and Kurt Sassmannshaus at the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and later with Joey Corpus in New York

Won numerous prizes including First Prize in the Fifth Wieniawski International Youth Violin Competition at the age of 11 with unanimous votes from 20 jurors, the Nakamichi Violin Concerto Competition in Aspen (1998), and Award For Best Artist (Music), Hong Kong Arts Development Awards (2008)