Rosa Li


Mi Hyeon (Esther) Chu

Pianist Rosa Li, a native of Portland, Oregon, is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School where she studied with Jonathan Feldman and Margo Garrett. She previously studied with Dorothy Fahlman and André Watts. Rosa received her Master of Arts from Columbia University in Arts Administration, and her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Minor in Economics with full honors from Indiana University. Recent performance highlights include concerts at Alice Tully Hall, Morse Hall, Paul Hall, and the Chautauqua Music Festival.

Rosa made her orchestral debut at the age of nine with the Far Eastern Symphony Orchestra in Khabarovsk Russia, and she has since performed extensively throughout the United States in both solo and collaborative recitals. She recently served as class and company pianist for The Oregon Ballet Theatre and The Indiana University Ballet Department, as well as the Collegiate and Precollege divisions of The Juilliard School and The Juilliard Orchestra. A passionate advocate for music education, Rosa has been an eight-time feature soloist of the annual Ten Grands Concert for the Snowman Foundation, helping to raise over three million dollars in funds for music education and instruments for grade schools throughout the Pacific Northwest.

In addition, her achievements include winning top prizes in the MTNA National Baldwin Piano Competition and MTNA National Yamaha Piano Competition. She was named the youngest Artist Fellow with Chamber Music Northwest, and she was recipient of the Treasures of Portland Award, honoring civic contributions to her hometown. As arts administrator, Rosa has worked as a part of the founding team for the Jacobs School of Music Office of Entrepreneurship and Career Development, and served in marketing and development roles at the Manhattan School of Music, and the Metropolitan Opera.