Works performed by Earplay:

The Dunhuang Lovers

The works of Dr. Xinyan Li have been featured at Aspen Music Festival, Carnegie Hall, Composers Now Festival, the 89th Music Mountain Festival, the 11th Beijing International Chamber Music Festival, the 13th Thailand International Composition Festival, the 19th Nordic International Bassoon Symposium, the 44th and 45th IDRS Annual Conference, China's National Center for the Performing Arts, Septembre musical de l'Orne, Seal Bay Festival, and Beijing Modern Music Festival. She was invited twice as visiting composer by Aspen Music Festival; her interview and six works have been broadcasted by Sweden's national Sveriges Radio; three works of hers was published by TrevCo Music Publishing. Dr. Li's music has been performed by American Composers Orchestra, members of Eighth Blackbird, PRISM Quartet, Cassatt String Quartet, Bergen Woodwind Quintet, and principal musicians of Philadelphia, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Montreal, Bergen Orchestras and Orchestre National de France. Her awards include ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, American Composers Orchestra New Music Readings, Tsang-Houei Hsu International Music Composition Award, IDRS Conference 2016 Schwob Prize in Composition, LunArt Festival Call for Scores, as well as grants from National Endowment for the Arts and New York Council on the Arts. She received degrees at University of Missouri-Kansas City and China Conservatory of Music. She has taught composition and music theory at New York Philharmonic Orchestra's Very Young Composers Program, University of Missouri-Kansas City and China Conservatory of Music. Currently she is on the faculty of Third Street Music School in NYC.

[from program for May 20, 2019 concert]