Artist Diploma candidate Yi Li with Mark Gibson and the CCM Philharmonia.

Artist Diploma candidate Yi Li with Mark Gibson and the CCM Philharmonia.

Congratulations to first-year Artist Diploma candidate Yi Li for being named “New Artist of the Month” by Musical America! Each month, Musical America spotlights an important emerging talent with an in-depth profile. You can view Li’s profile here.

A 27-year-old tenor from Ji’nan in the Shandong Province, Li was recently named the inaugural recipient of the Merola Opera Program‘s Zheng Cao Opera Fund award. He was featured on a special Chinese New Year-themed installment of The McGraw-Hill Companies Young Artists Showcase at the beginning of the year.

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