Pianist Jui-Sheng Li has been hailed “A musician of integrity and depth...[during his performance of Schumann’s Fantasie, Op. 17], Mr. Li captured its ardor, wistfulness, and reverie with sensitivity to tone and phrasing. One looks forward to hearing more from this young artist.” by New York Concert Review after his Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall debut on May 19th, 2017.
Jui-Sheng is currently based in Montréal, Canada. He will begin a Doctor of Music degree this fall at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, under the tutelage of Professor Kyoko Hashimoto, as a scholarship recipient. He has appeared as a recitalist, chamber musician, and concerto soloist in Canada, the United States, Germany, Romania, Thailand, and his native country, Taiwan.
Jui-Sheng has been awarded prizes and honors in numerous competitions, including the 2nd Mu-Te Shih German Lieder Competition in Taipei, several editions of the Music Teachers National Association's competitions, the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition, and the Rondo Young Artist Forma Competition in the United States.
As a soloist and chamber musician, Jui-Sheng recently performed W. A. Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor with the National Taiwan Normal University Student Chamber Orchestra, and R. Schumann's Piano Concerto with the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared at the 13th International Music Festival and Workshop, the Red Rocks Winter Chamber Music Institute, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy, the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival, the New York University Summer Piano Program, the Brevard Music Center Summer Institute, and the Eastern Music Festival. This summer, he will be attending Fontainebleau School of Music and Architecture in France as a full scholarship recipient, and will be playing in masterclasses for renowned pianists Marcus Schirmer and Lilya Zilberstein in Austria.
Jui-Sheng holds a BFA from the National Taiwan Normal University, a MM from the University of Wyoming where he held a full Graduate Assistantship, and an AD from McGill University, where he is a recipient of the Anna Paull Gertler Scholarship in Music, the Bruneau Prize, and the Student Excellence Award. His teachers have included I-An Chen, Yi-Chun Jeannie Cheng, Yi Fan-Chiang, and Chi-Chen Wu.