ASSOCIATE CONCERT MASTER
After studying violin in her homeland of China with professor Zongde Wang at Xian Conservatory of Music, Xiaoling Li became a member of the Shannxi Symphony Orchestra. She frequently performed as a soloist with the orchestra from 1982 to 1997 including appearances on television and radio. In late 1997, she moved to Canada and became Associate Concertmaster with the Niagara Symphony Orchestra. In the 2009-2010 season, she appeared as a guest artist for the Niagara Symphony’s opening concert and also for the Niagara Symphony All-Stars Pops concert for the 2010-2011 season. She has also performed as Concertmaster with Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra, Choralis Camerata, Chorus Niagara, and Toronto Ziye Orchestra. She also performs with many other professional orchestras in Southern Ontario. Chamber music is a part of her musical life as well. She appeared as a violinist in the St Catharines Chamber Music Society and has also appeared at the Niagara International Chamber Music Festival (now Music Niagara) and Brock University’s Encore! Series. Besides playing, she also does a lot of teaching. She is currently a teacher at the Long & McQuade school of Music in Mississauga, and maintains a private violin studio at home.