Bio - Congcong Bi
Cellist Congcong Bi was born in Shandong, China. Ms. Bi was admitted to the Youth Music School of the Xinghai Conservatory of Music at the age of 13. She has collaborated with outstanding musicians such as Zhu, Yibing, and Jeroen Reuling.
In 2020 Ms. Bi was chosen to represent Mississippi State in the division-level of MTNA competition. In 2018 she won the Lee University concerto competition. Ms. Bi continues to be active as a performer and also in the academic field. In 2019, her proposal “Mechanisms of Live Performance Engagement to Improve Health Outcomes of Advanced Cancer Patients” was selected for the Susan A. Siltanen Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi. Ms. Bi is also partnering with the Emory University Winship Cancer Institution in this ongoing research. In 2020, Ms. Bi was selected by Nano V Therapeutics LLC to serve as the Director of Communication. She and Emory University professor Dr. Song are collaborating in multiple research paths, and have several patents pending.
Ms. Bi holds a bachelor’s degree from Artez Conservatorium (Zwolle, Netherlands) and a master’s degree from Lee University. She is currently a DMA candidate in Cello Performance and Pedagogy at The University of Southern Mississippi.
• DMA - The University of Southern Mississippi (in progress)
• MM - Lee University
• BM - Artez Conservatorium