Shian Li Chiam
“You must Live to be Outstanding”
Born into the Expression Music family, Shian Li has been making music since the age of 3 and competing in music festivals around the world since the age of 7. At the age of 8, she obtained a Grade 8 (with Distinction) in both Piano and Violin and eventually achieved a Distinction in Piano in the Trinity (UK) ATCL Diploma Exam. To date, she has amassed a total of 71 prestigious awards and performed internationally in Canada, USA, Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, London, Qatar, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and The Philippines.
Some highlights from young include:
- 2nd Prize at the 4th Hong Kong International Festival in 2017
- 1st Prize Gold Combo Band at the 23rd KK Music Society in 2016
- 1st Prize Combo Band Regional Trinity UK Pop & Soul Contest in 2015
- the Jr Grand Champion Instrumentalist of the World (WCOPA) in 2014
- 1st Place String Ensemble, Malaysian Youth Orchestra Festival (MYOF) in 2013
- 1st Prize at the 1st Steinwey Competition in Brunei in 2012
- 1st Prize JIS Idol Showcase, Brunei
She was also invited to perform at launches such as:
- DIO Navi Tooth Implant in 2016
- Volvo Trucks in 2016
- The Royal Brunei Airlines Dreamliner in 2013
- Mazda 6 in 2013
- Mercedes Benz’s A Class Sport Car in 2013
Over the years, Shian Li had the privilege to study with renowned maestros/professors at many different Piano Festivals such as Amalfi Music Fest, Italy 2017; Perugia Music Fest, Italy 2014; Adam Gyorgy Castle Academy in Hungary 2013; OMWPA in Yehudi Menuhin, UK 2012.
Shian Li has been accepted into Schulich School of Music, Montreal Canada, where she will begin her degree in the fall of 2018.