Andy Li is a Chinese American composer from Southern Arizona who seeks combine Chinese and Western traditions in his music. As a composer, Li has collaborated with different directors and producers on independent projects. For film, he has composed original scores for two short documentaries featuring daily life in China: Blank Canvas (dir. by Xuecong Zhao), a semi-finalist at the 2020 Student Academy Awards, and Her Summer (dir. by Yunye Chen). For video games, Li wrote the electronic score for the single player adventure game Far From Home in collaboration with students at the University of Arizona. Recently, he co-founded SapX Studio where he serves as the Co-Music Director for an upcoming video game about climate change.
Li is currently pursuing an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing at NYU Tisch School of Arts. He holds a BM degree in Music for New Media from the Peabody Institute and BA degrees in French and Medicine, Science, and the Humanities from the Johns Hopkins University. His past composition teachers include Thomas Dolby, Christopher Kennedy, Vid Smooke, Jessica Hunt, and Martyn Harry, and Travis Hardaway.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
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- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Music Assistant
- Vocal Arranger
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- Music Copyist
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