Zhenni Li, hailed as a “magnetic pianist—with fire and poetry. Everyone should hear her,” by music critic David Dubal, has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and China in notable concert halls including Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Morgan Library in New York, the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, the California Theater in San Jose, Théâtre de Vevey in Switzerland and the National Concert Hall in Tianjin, China.
Ms. Li is a prizewinner of numerous competitions, most recently the unanimous First Prize at the Concours Musical de France, and was in the final six at the renowned Concours Clara Haskil in Switzerland. She was a top prizewinner at the International Russian Piano Competition in San Jose, California. Ms. Li was privileged to have been awarded the Yamaha Scholarship in 2004, a distinguished honor bestowed upon a handful of piano students throughout Asia.
Ms. Li began her piano studies at the Wuhan Conservatory of Music. Upon moving to the United States, Ms. Li enrolled in the Juilliard School, where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. She is currently pursuing her Artist Diploma at the Yale School of Music.