He has appeared in solo and chamber music performances at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, Weill Recital Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, 92nd Street Y, Kennedy Center, Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, Izumi Hall in Osaka, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, National Concert Hall in Taipei and the Basilica de San Lorenzo in Florence. Li has also performed in many renowned music festivals, including the Ravinia Festival, Kronberg Academy Cello Festival and Verbier Festival. 

Li is a prizewinner in numerous prestigious competitions, including the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow and Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York. He is also a recipient of the American Masterpieces grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.


  • The Juilliard School
  • Peabody Institute

Teaching Experience

  • Cleveland Institute of Music (2017-present)
  • University of Central Florida (2016-17)
  • Indiana University (2009-16)
  • Rocky Ridge Music Center Young Artist Seminar (2015-present)