Li-Mei Liang

   Taiwanese violinist Li-Mei Liang is a frequent performer in renowned concert halls worldwide, such as Boston Symphony Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, and Taiwan National Concert Hall. Ms. Liang’s performances have received rave reviews from audiences and critics. Her recent performance has been described as a “powerhouse” by the Boston Intelligencier.
    A consummate chamber musician, Ms. Liang has collaborated with great performers including pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Sergei Antonov, composer Menachem Wiesenberg, and the Borromeo String Quartet. She is the associate concertmaster of the Orchestra of Indian Hill and a core member of the New York Classical Players. Since 2013, Ms. Liang has been committed to teaching and community outreach. She was a chamber music faculty member at the Quad Chamber Program at Harvard University, an academic assistant in both music theory and history departments at New England Conservatory, as well as a violin and chamber teacher at the IP piano school in Downtown Boston. 
    Ms. Liang has also received many awards and grants, including New England Conservatory’s Violin Concerto Competition and Honor Ensemble Competition. As a recipient of the NEC Quartetutopia Fellowship—a prize for innovative projects designed to promote string quartet music and scholarship—she developed a lecture recital on Beethoven's Op. 130 and 133 String Quartet to be performed in schools for the purpose of educating music students on the intricacies of Beethoven's string quartet manuscripts. 
    Ms. Liang maintains an active performance schedule as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra player. Recent highlights include concerts with the New York Classical Players as a soloist, a performance of Schoenberg’s String Trio in Jordan Hall, a lecture recital collaboration with Project LENS, and appearances with the Boston Microtonal Society. Ms. Liang will be touring 19 cities in China with the Petrucci Quartet in the summer of 2018. 
    Ms. Liang grew up in Taiwan, where she graduated from The Affiliated High School of National Taiwan Normal University. She received a Bachelor's of Music and a Master of Music from New England Conservatory with academic awards, and is now completing her Doctor of Music Arts degree with a minor in music theory at the same conservatory. Her mentors include Donald Weilerstein, Nicholas Kitchen, and Cheng-Tu Su.

Title: 
Lecturer
Specialization: 
Violin
Phone: 
(949) 824-8489
E-mail: 
limeil3@uci.edu