Bin Li

Bin Li (b. Fuzhou, China) is a composer based in New York City. His recent work explores the immateriality of sound and its derivatives. Bin’s music has been performed internationally at festivals and venues such as the Aspen Music Festival, the Avantin Suvisoitto (Finland), the Bargemusic, the Tenri Cultural Institute, the Palais Montcalm (Quebec), the Yogyakarta Contemporary Music Festival (Indonesia), the Composit (Italy), the Bowling Green New Music Festival, the Chinese National Contemporary Music Symposium and the Electronic Music Midwest. Leading performers including Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Multilaterale and members of Jack Quartet have featured his music. Bin is an award-winner of the SCI/ASCAP Commissioning Competition, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra Composition Competition, the American Prize and the Cortona Prize. Additionally, he has received recognition from the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, the BMI Composer Awards, the International Society of Bassists, the Chinese Fine Arts Society, and the Brian M. Israel Prize. Bin has studied with Antoine Beuger in Germany (2016), Mark Andre, Raphaël Cendo and Yann Robin in France (2017), Pierluigi Billone and Stefano Gervasoni in Italy (2016), Jukka Tiensuu in Finland (2014), Georg Friedrich Haas in France (2013), Samuel Adler in Berlin (2012) and George Tsontakis in Aspen (2012). He holds degrees from the Jacobs School of Music and the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Bin’s recent scores are published by Edition Wandelweiser in Germany.

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