Michelle Li

Michelle Li, composition (Edison, NJ), is currently a double-degree student at Oberlin College/Conservatory, studying visual arts as well as composition under the tutelage of Elizabeth Ogonek. Previously, she studied composition with Daniel Temkin and piano with Betty Stoloff. Michelle was an apprentice composer in the New York Youth Symphony's Composition Program, and has participated in the Brevard Music Festival as well as the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. She has worked in masterclasses and lessons with Joan Tower, Nico Muhly, Du Yun, and Donald Crockett, and has had additional studies with Martin Amlin, Justin Casinghino, Kyle Blaha, Tim Mauthe, Greg Simon, David Dzubay, Robert Aldridge, Paul Coleman, and Stefan Young. Michelle is the recipient of the Oberlin Conservatory's Dean's Scholarship and Oberlin College's John F. Oberlin Scholarship. Additionally, she was a winner of the 2017 Western-Connecticut Youth Orchestra Call for Scores, a finalist of the 2018 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composers Competition, and she received an honorable mention from the 2018 Luna Composition Lab.