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Kingsley Li
Kingsley Li

M. Mus Performance

Kingsley has completed both his Master of Music (Performance) with partial scholarship, and Bachelor of Music (Performance) at the Australian Institute of Music majoring in Classical Piano, achieving consistent distinction and high distinction grades. He has studied under numerous prestigious pianists/teachers/composers/musicologists including Katya Makarova, Dr Alistair Noble, Dr Brieley Cutting, and Dr Philip Eames.

Prior to tertiary study, Kingsley achieved a band 6 in HSC music and also placed 1st in the school, achieving full marks for piano performances. Kingsley also completed his Associate Diploma of Music (AMUSA) in AMEB piano forte during high school years. Kingsley was awarded with a Certificate of Commendation (Advanced Section) in the Australian International Music Competition, and was one of the stars in the Putra International Piano Competition. Kingsley placed 1st in the Ryde Eastwood District Music Club Award Opens Piano Solo section, and placed 3rd in the final rounds. He also won 3rd place in the Arco International Online Piano Competition, and 2nd place in two events in the Charleston International Music Competition. Kingsley also achieved a highly commended award in the opens Russian Piano category at the Sydney Eisteddfod, and was one of the finalists in the City Of Wollongong Eisteddfod opens Piano Scholarship event at the Wollongong conservatorium.

Kingsley piano playing and teaching style is hugely influenced by what is known as the Russian piano school. The Russian piano style is known to have proficient technique, while focusing on tone phrasing and the cantabile line, allowing the piano to sound like an orchestra. Kingsley has also researched in theoretical fields and topics such as music psychology, nationalistic piano schools, and the use of the metronome. Kingsley has played in numerous occasions including weddings, accompanying AMEB exams, accompanying HSC and trials, HSC showcase, RSL clubs, Church and Mass, and performing in multiple public & private concerts.

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With good technique and musical understanding, you are capable to play anything you wish to play. -Kingsley Li-