After achieving the Silver Medal at the 11th Tchaikovsky International Competition, cellist Li-Wei has since won the First Prize in the prestigious 2001 Naumburg Competition. He has enjoyed successful artistic collaborations with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Osaka Philharmonic, etc. Prior to teaching at the YST Conservatory as his current mission, Li-Wei was a professor of cello at the Royal Northern College of Music. He is also a guest professor at Shanghai and Central Conservatory of Music in China.