Mengjiao Li

Mengjiao L.

Newark, DE

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Mengjiao delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
January 2006

Violinist Mengjiao Li received her Master degree at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University with awarded full scholarship.
Mengjiao was the second prize winner of the Mozart International Violin Competition in 2006. She won the Chamber Music Competition in Meadowmount Music Festival. In addition, Mengjiao was also awarded the first prize of the Concerto Competition of the University of Delaware (UD) in her freshman year. As a soloist, Mengjiao has performed in various concert halls such as the Carnegie Hall, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Friedberg Hall, China National Centre for the Performing Arts, Forbidden City Concert Hall and Goldsail Concert Hall; Performing with distinguished musicians such as Leonard Slatkin, Marin Alsop, Robert Spano, Sarah Chang, Joshua bell, Janine Jansen and others. Mengjiao has also solo performed with orchestras including the Peabody Conductor Orchestra, UD Symphony Orchestra and China Youth Symphony. In 2012, She was invited to perform as a soloist by many top-rated violin programs in US. As a sectional orchestral player, she has been playing in orchestras for more than 14 years, including Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Peabody Symphony Orchestra, Peabody Conductor Orchestra, New World Symphony, Symphony No.1, UD Symphony Orchestra, Academy Orchestra (AACA) of the Aspen Music Festival, and National Music Symphony Orchestra. Mengjiao has served as the assistant concertmaster for Peabody Symphony Orchestra and also served as the concertmaster for UD Symphony Orchestra, National Music Symphony Orchestra and Youth Symphony in China for 3 years. Mengjiao has been featured in a number of violin educational video recordings professionally released in China.
Mengjiao started teaching since 2006. In the meantime, many of her students have achieved their goals and admitted to their dream school. Mengjiao has been a member of the violin faculty at the Violin Paradise music school since 2008. In 2016 - 2017, Mengjiao was invited in two consecutive years as a guest violin faculty to give lessons for the “Little Master” of the Master Players Festival and School (MPF) in America. Mengjiao is currently an professional level violin instructor both at University of Delaware Community School and Tatnall School.

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Professional Level Violin Instructor
Jul 2017 - Present
University of Delaware Community School

2017: Professional Level Violin Instructor at University of Delaware Community School
2017: Dean of international student at the Master Players Festival and school (MPF)
2016 - present: Violin instructor of the Tatnall School
2016: Invited as a guest violin faculty by Master Players Festival and school (MPF)
2009 – present: Private studio
2008 - 2010: Violin faculty of Violin Paradise Music School

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Master Degree
Sep 2015 - May 2017
Peabody Conservatory


English, Chinese
Fluent / Native Proficiency


DMTA (Delaware Music Teachers Association, Inc.) Award.
May 2014
University of Delaware
Edward G. and Naomi L. Jefferson Award
May 2013
University of Delaware
First Place of Chamber Music Competition
Aug 2012
Meadowmount Music Festival
UD Alumni Association Award
Apr 2012
University of Delaware
The UD Jefferson Price in Music
Mar 2012
University of Delaware
first prize
Dec 2011
Concerto Competition of the University of Delaware
Second Prize Winner
Jun 2006
Mozart International Violin Competition

Photos & Videos

Chausson, Poème Op. 25 _ with UD Symphony Orchestra
Schubert: Quartet in A minor, D. 804, "Rosamunde" _ Allegro ma non troppo (1/4)  
As the first violin
Antonín Dvořák Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53
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5 Reviews

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Olivia Jan 28, 2017
Violin · In studio

MJ is terrific! She was on time, very enthusiastic and very patient. Olivia had a wonderful first lesson!

Olivia Jan 28, 2017
Violin · In studio

MJ was on time, very personable and very patient. Olivia had a great first lesson!

Ilene G. Aug 24, 2016
Violin · In studio

MJ is patient, extremely knowledgeable and humorous. I'm very comfortable and at ease with her. I look forward to my next lesson!

Isabella P. Jun 17, 2016
Violin · In studio

Isabella loved her first lesson

Lillian L. Feb 27, 2016
Violin · In studio

My First violin lesson was fantastic.
Mengjiao was very patient. I learned a lot just w/the first lesson.

Can't wait to continue.

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