Sheng Li is currently a Professor of Viola at Shanghai Conservatory of Music and advisor for Master’s degree pursuers, as well as the principal professor at Shanghai Conservatory of Music-Royal Academy of Music united college.
Under the guidance of Professor Shen Xidi, he graduated from SCM with a master’s degree in Viola in 2002 and became a faculty member of his alma mater ever since. He is a young backbone teacher of SCM and one of the founders and members of the Quartet of the middle school affiliated with SCM.
Professor Sheng has won multiple times the Outstanding Instructor’s Awards in various viola competitions in China, and his students were among the top in numerous domestic and international competitions.
In the field of academic instruction, Professor Sheng has made remarkable contributions. In recent years, students under his coaching have won numerous awards in major domestic and international competitions and have drawn close attention and recognition from domestic and international music societies and covered enthusiastically by major news media around the world, such as: BBC of UK, Washington Post of USA, and China’s own Wenhui Journal, Liberation Daily, New Evening News, Youth Daily, Labor Newspaper, Music Weekly, etc.