Prof. Jia Li
Krirk University, Thailand
Professor in Music
2011 Ph.D., St Louis University, USA
2005 M.Sc., Shanghai Conservatory of Music, China
2000 B.Sc., Shanghai University, China
A native Shanghainese, Li Jia received his post-graduate diploma(Shanghai Normal University), M.A. in Pop Music Studies(Shanghai Conservatory of Music), M.M. in piano (Sta Isabel College) and PhD(Saint Louis University). He studied piano with such international artists as Prof.Augusto Espino and Prof. Nina Jostel. As a critically acclaimed pianist and composer, he has won over 50 international piano and composition competitions, including St. Peter-burg International Piano Competition, New York International Music Competition, Prokofiev international Music Competition, London Young Artist Music Competition, American Young Artist Music Competition, London International Piano Competition, Bonn International Piano Competition, Moscow International Piano Competition, Canadian International Music Competition, WPTA International Piano Competition, etc. Li Jia published his two columns of piano solo works by Shanghai Music Publishing House and two piano solo CDs by Guangdong Music Publishing House. He specializes in the works of Baroque and Romantic periods, especially by Bach, Scarlatti, and Franz Liszt.His performance venue includes Carnegie Hall,Royal Albert Hall,Bonn Beethovenhaus,Bosendorfer Hall at Mozarthaus, Vienna Ehrbar Hall,etc. Li Jia currently teaches Masters Students at Shanxi Normal University and PhD Students at Krirk University Thailand. Li Jia gives around 30 solo recitals annually in China and beyond.