Taiwanese flautist Yu-Syuan Li completed her undergraduate studies at University of Taipei with Sabina Shu-Chun Chiang, and is currently studying for a Master’s degree at Birmingham Conservatoire under Jonathan Rimmer. Yu-Syuan began by playing the piano first then took up the flute at age 11, from which moment she decided her musical future. During this time, Yu-Syuan has attended a variety of famous flute masterclasses, such as William Bennett, Lorna McGhee, Denis Bouriakov, Patricia Surman, Amy Porter, Kitagawa Morio and Veronika Klirova. In 2014, Yu-Syuan participated in 5th Singapore Flute Festival, winning the 1st Prize of the open category and Audience Award. She was also a finalist in the Birmingham Conservatoire Town Hall and Symphony Hall Prize in 2017. Yu-Syuan has a great passion for performing, being actively involved in playing many formal or casual concerts and performances, including flute solo, chamber music, new compositions and in the symphony orchestra.
To hear her play, come to the concert on Sunday 7th May, 15:00, Elgar Concert Hall