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          Born in a small town in Henan, China, Siqi started to study music theory and composition in the second year of his high-school career. In 2014, Siqi received an offer from the Xinghai Conservatory of Music, located in Guangzhou, China. As an undergraduate, Siqi worked with the performance faculty from Xinghai Conservatory and performers from Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra numerous times to rehearse, record, and perform his chamber music. During his last two years at Xinghai, Siqi was selected to attend masterclasses that were held by acclaimed composers from the United States and China, such as Dr. Dmitri Tymoczko, and Prof. Ye Xiaogang.

       Siqi has received his master's degree in music composition from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory in 2021. In the same year, Siqi was accepted by the doctoral composition programs of UMKC Conservatory and McGill Schulich School of Music. He is currently pursuing a DMA degree and studying under Dr. Zhou Long, Dr. Chen Yi, and Dr. Yotam Haber at the UMKC Conservatory. Siqi was accepted and commissioned by music festivals like the SoundScape 2020 and 2023 RED NOTE New Music Festival. He is one of the recipients of the 2021 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards.

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