Michelle Li

Michelle Li, composition (Edison, NJ), was an apprentice composer in the New York Youth Symphony's Composition Program and has participated in the Brevard Music Festival and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. She has worked with Joan Tower, Nico Muhly, Du Yun, and Donald Crockett, and has had additional studies with Amy Beth Kirsten and Maria Grenfell. She was featured on the Danenberg Honor’s Recital, and her recent awards include honorable mention for the What is Noise call for scores, finalist of the 2018 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composers Competition, and winner of the Western-Connecticut Youth Orchestra call for scores; additionally, she received an honorable mention from the Luna Composition Lab. She is currently a composition and studio art major at Oberlin College and Conservatory studying under the tutelage of Stephen Hartke, Elizabeth Ogonek, and Jesse Jones. She is the recipient of Oberlin Conservatory's Dean's Scholarship and Oberlin College's John F. Oberlin Scholarship. Previous Young Artists Program participant (2019)