Classicalia Finalist 2022
ANDREW SIJIE LI 🎹 pianist
An active young performer, Andrew has given solo recitals in Metz, France, and the Renming University Concert Hall in Beijing, China, after making his solo debut at the age of eight at the Castello Scaligero in Verona, Italy. He has recently become the youngest student to be offered a full scholarship to the Frost Chopin Academy, and has received scholarships from the Miami Music Festival and the Joseph Gingold Chamber Music Festival. Andrew’s piano competition wins include the Special Prize of Best Canadian Young Artist at the Canadian International Piano Competition, and first prizes in both the Concerto Competition at the Miami Classical Music Festival, and the Hong Kong Youth Piano Competition's Beethoven group. Aside from playing the piano, Andrew is interested in world history. He also enjoys reading, movies, swimming, and hiking.