Tina Li, 13 years old, is an eighth
grader at T. H. Rogers Middle
School. This year marks Tina’s third
year as a Virtuosi member. She has
been playing the violin since she
was 5, currently studying under Mr.
Henry Rubin. Her previous teachers
include Ms. Mary Edge, Ms. Caroline
Ewan, and Ms. Janet Kavanagh.
She is concertmistress of the T. H.
Rogers Chamber Orchestra, which is
conducted and directed by Ms. Lynsey
Slavonic. Tina has performed as a first
violinist in the 2016–2017 and 2017–
2018 Region 23 Symphony Orchestras
and 2015–2016 Philharmonic
Orchestra. She also received superior
ratings for each UIL solo and ensemble
contest that she has participated in
since the 6th grade. Besides playing
the violin, Tina has gained many
visual arts recognitions, including
winning an Honorable Mention in the
International Photography Contest:
Our World. Tina enjoys reading,
competitive swimming and volleyball.
Tina also enjoys volunteering and has
volunteered at Houston Children’s
Museum and multiple charitable
causes such as Camp MI-Way, a
summer camp for disabled children.