Originally posted on Arioso7's Blog (Shirley Kirsten):
George Li’s offical website illuminates his musical accomplishments while it resonates with gratitude for a community that has supported him over the years. A page link to a “family” circle of parents, teachers, mentors, and others, sends a heartwarming message that it takes a village to raise and nurture a musician as incomparably gifted as George.
A photo tribute to Li’s piano teachers that dates back to the pianist’s early years of study includes an equal tier of love and appreciation for all.
Each mentor is uniquely honored for having contributed to George’s musical development.
Still, an assortment of prizes and concert appearances could otherwise dominate his web profile.
“In July, George Li performed Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Cleveland Orchestra and won first prize in the Cooper International Competition 2010. His generous prize package included $10,000, a full four-year scholarship to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music…
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