Andy Li is a Chinese American composer based in New York City who seeks to combine Chinese and Western traditions in his music. As a composer, Li has collaborated with several notable directors and producers on independent projects. For film, he has composed original scores for two short documentaries: 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 2021, he co-founded SapX Studio where he serves as the Co-Music Director for an upcoming video game about climate change.
Li is about to enter his second year of the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Music for New Media from the Peabody Institute, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in French and another in 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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