Li Wang


Born in China, Inner Mongolia, pianist Li Wang has established herself as a passionate, sensitive and mature pianist. She began her piano playing at age four. Currently, she pursues the Doctor of Music Art degree in University of Cincinnati (CCM). There, she studies with world famous pianist James Tocco. Prior to this, she received the Artist Diploma in University of Cincinnati, the Master Degree at Roosevelt University and the Bachelor degree at Central Conservatory of Music (Beijing).

As a soloist, she has performed in a great amount of important concert halls in China, the United States and some European countries, including National Centre for Performing Arts, the Forbidden City Music Hall, Shenzhen Grand Theater, Shenzhen Concert Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, Nicolas Recital Hall and Cremona City Music Hall, etc. She made her orchestra debut with China Opera and Dance Drama symphony orchestra as a guest artist of “Baoding” New Year Concert in 2012. 2014 and 2015, she won the special showcase in Chicago which offered her 12 tour performances in Chicago area and broadcasted by WFMT. Besides, she is winner of various national and international piano competition, including third prize in the “KAWAI” Piano Competition, first prize in the Cliff Dweller Art Association Music Competition, first prize in the “Tuesday” Music Scholarship Competition, second prize in the United States International Music Competition, fourth prize in the “Clamo” International Piano Competition and special award in the 69th Wideman International Piano Competition.

In addition to her solo performance, she is also an active chamber musician. She played with her husband, violinist Andrii Isakov, together in the United States, China, Italy and Ukraine. Their 2019 summer performance in Tongliao was broadcasted She also worked with recognized artists Yehuda Hanani, Hengjian Fang, Joseph Genualdi and Vladimir Perlin. She has been invited as a collaborative faculty member in High Peak Music Festival and Cremona International Music Academy.