Instagram: @lucialipiano • Lucia Li was born and raised in Sydney, Australia, and is currently a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree as a piano performance major at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Julian Martin. She has gained both national and international recognition. In Sydney, she has performed on the radio station FineMusic several times since she was 4 years old and has also won numerous top prizes in Eisteddfods. At the age of 8, Lucia was one of the youngest people in New South Wales to gain her Amus Diploma with distinction. And at the age of 10, she passed her LMus piano exam. Lucia has been a prize winner at numerous international piano competitions. She won the Audience Prize and 3rd prize at the 9th International Competition of Young Pianists “A Step Towards Mastery” in St. Petersburg, Russia. She also won the Sascha Gorodnitzki Discretionary Prize at the 2016 Gina Bachauer International Junior Piano Competition. In 2017, she won First Prize as well as the Special Award for Best Performance of Virtuoso Etude, and Steinway & Sons Award for Best Performance of Romantic Piece in the Senior Division at the Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition in New York City. She also placed First in the “Young Artist” category at the IX Chopin International Piano Competition Hartford, CT. Lucia has also been invited to be on the radio station WQXR | New York's Classical Music Radio Station for their Young Artists Showcase show for the full hour as a soloist. She has performed in venues across the world in Australia, Belgium, Russia, Austria, China, and the USA including the Sydney Entertainment Centre and City Recital Hall in Sydney, the Grand Hall of the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, the He Luting Concert Hall in Shanghai, The Horowitz Recital Hall at Steinway in Beijing, Paul Recital Hall at The Juilliard School, as well as Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and Merkin Hall in New York City.