Updated: Feb 19, 2021
A native of China, Pianist Hanzheng Li began studying music at the age of four, won the First
Prize of Golden Key National Keyboard Competition four years later, and released several
Since then, Ms. Li received numerous awards in national and international
competitions, including Gulangyu National Piano Competition (2006) and International
Keyboard Odyssiad Competition (2014). In addition to her solo performances, Ms. Li is an
enthusiastic chamber musician invited to several music festivals such as Bowdoin International
Music Festival and Toronto Music Festival as fellows. Her performances have been heard in
venues like Carnegie Weill Hall and Jordan Hall.
Over the past ten years, Ms. Li has been coaching students from different stages. With her
extensive experiences as a teaching assistant for the Piano Department and the Theory
Department of New England Conservatory, she also holds a certificate in the Music-in-Education
After earning her Bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Shanghai Conservatory of Music
in 2012, Ms. Li obtained double Master’s degrees with honors in Piano Performance and
Collaborative Piano, and Graduate Diploma in Collaborative Piano, all from New England
Conservatory. She has studied with Chenbin Wu, Weiming Li, Denghui Huang, Yizhe Hong, Minduo Li, Yun Sun, Victor Rosenbaum, and Vivian Weilerstein.
Currently, she is a doctoral student, awarded Dean's Scholarship, at the New England Conservatory under Cameron Stowe, Pei Shan Lee, and Jonathan Feldman.