Li was accepted into Berklee College of Music 5-Week Summer Performance Camp’s audition-only Rock Ensemble, one of only four vocalists. She is currently recording a demo with Cookie Marenco, a producer with more than 20 years of experience and five Grammy-nominated records. With her elite, high school choir Downbeat, Christina Li has sung at Ghiradelli Square, Christmas at Santana Row, Pier 39, and other locations. She has been in an audition-only choir for three years, and has received the “Performer of the Year” award at her middle school. Ms.
Li was also in the children’s choir of San Jose Opera’s production of Carmen¸ and has been taking classical voice lessons for six years. In Berklee’s 5-Week Camp, she sung numerous classic rock songs with her ensemble, including “Living on a Prayer” and “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” displaying an eclectic repertoire. Of her varied repertoire, Christina Li mainly sings acoustic, mellow songs when performing. Ms.
Li can play guitar, bass, piano, and drums, and has been playing bass lessons for three years. All of her originals are acoustic, and consist of a simple but beautiful guitar and melody. Although her originals’ instrumentation is only a guitar, Ms. Li has many covers that contain either guitar or piano, including John Mayer’s “Dreaming With a Broken Heart,” Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car,” Michelle Featherstone’s “Coffee and Cigarettes,” and others.
Born in San Francisco and raised in San Jose, Christina Li first developed a passion for music in middle school, despite her early piano lessons at the age of ten. Being born Asian American, Ms. Li has always noted the importance of education, hard work, and perseverance. Her Chinese roots have also exposed her to different genres of music, such as the Beijing Opera and Chinese string instruments.
She is also fluent in Mandarin and can understand basic Cantonese.Christina Li also enjoys acting, and has been in her high school’s performance of Macbeth and Metamorphoses. She has also been to UCLA’s “Acting for the Camera” and “Acting for Theater” camps. Ms. Li’s upcoming projects include a demo produced by the notable Cookie Marenco and performances in the San Jose area.
These performances can be seen on her website www.myspace.com/musicchristinali. Any further questions can be emailed to email@example.com Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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