Li Sheng

Li Sheng was born in China in 1976. Currently, and is the viola professor and the Joint Head Department for Strings, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion at The Shanghai Conservatory of Music. He was a visiting viola professor at the Royal College of Music (2019-2021) and an artist in residence at Curtis Institute of Music (2019).

Mr Sheng has published his book concentrating on viola teaching in Chinese (320k words) Viola Performance and Teaching. He was also the main person in charge of the nationwide project Excellent String Players Training Program which was founded by the China National Arts Fund.

Mr Sheng has given numerous masterclasses around the world including United States, Canada, England, Germany, South Korea. He has also served on jury in many competitions such as Anton Rubinstein Viola Competition, XI International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, Vienna Classic Strings International Competition, 15th LISMA International Music Competition and Global Tchaikovsky Online Competition.