Bin Li (b. Fuzhou, China) is a composer, artist, improviser and Qin (琴) player based in New York City. Published by Edition Wandelweiser, his recent work explores the immateriality of sound and its derivatives.
Bin’s conventionally notated music has been performed in the Aspen Music Festival, the Avantin Suvisoitto (Finland), the Bargemusic, the Tenri Cultural Institute, the Palais Montcalm (Quebec), the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Taipei National Concert Hall and the Yogyakarta Contemporary Music Festival (Indonesia). Leading performers including Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Multilaterale and members of Jack Quartet have featured his music.
In collaboration with Stefan Thut, Bin released his first album “i am also here” via Edition Wandelweiser Records in December 2019.
Bin’s past mentors included Antoine Beuger, Emmanuelle Waeckerlé, Stefano Gervasoni and Mark Andre. He was invited by IRCAM Manifeste as a composition fellow in 2018. Bin holds degrees from both the Jacobs School of Music and the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University (2012).