Xinghao Li is a Grade 9 student at the Halifax Grammar School. He has been studying the violin for five years and has played in the Maritime Conservatory Chamber Orchestra, as well as the pit band for his high school’s musicals. This is his first year playing in the NSYO, and he is excited to play with other musicians on a variety of instruments. Besides violin, he studies the piano and enjoys playing trumpet. He also plays basketball and badminton for his school team.