Martina Mai Li Accordion

Subtitle

Martina's Performances

The Mail Wagon
(From Here to There)
-2:15

The Mail Wagon

Japanese folk song adapted for accordion, played by Martina.                          more



Copyright @ Cross-Strait Trio

Mozarts' Café, Austin, 2014




Photo by Mingxiang Zhuzhou 

@ Buenos Aires Café, Austin, 2012



Photo by Peter Z. Shen @ Trinity United Methodist Church, Austin, 2013



Photo by Mingxiang Zhuzhou

@ Butler School of Music, Austin, 2012



@ Chinese Civic Center, Houston, 2012

Open to bookings. For private accordion lessons, please contact [email protected] 



Coming Events | 近期演出


March 10, 2020   7:30pm, Tangos and Provocations, featuring RODRIGUEZ: Tango! and KERNIS,                                         presented in partnership with Stages Repertory Theatre, 

                             Add: Stages at the Gordy, 800 Rosine, 77019, Houston, TX


PAST EVENTS | 以往演出


Solo Performances for Accordion Concerts | 手風琴獨奏

7/26-28, 2019 American Accordionists’ Association annual Master Class Concert Series, New York City.                             Venue: Tenri Cultural Institute (New York City)

                        the 26th: evening concert ("A Fu", by Yuqiu Li)

                        the 27th: evening concert ("Rondo Capriccioso", by Mendelssohn, adapted by Weiming Li)

                        the 28th: evening concert ("Love Smiles", by Pietro Frosini)

5/22/2014, 4:30-6pm, accordion solo, RGK Center Executive Dinner, AT&T Conference Center, Austin.

9/21/2013, 5:15pm, private wedding ceremony, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, Austin

9/11/2013, 12:15pm, Memorial Tribute for beloved Professor Shama Gamkhar @ LBJ School of                                     Public Affairs, First Floor Lobby. Remembering Gamkhar, by Martina

9/7/2013, 3:50-4:10pm, accordion solo, featuring Chinese ethnic pieces @ George Washington Carver
                Museum & Cultural Center.  Within the framework of the 2013 International Music
                Festival sponsored by Texas Music Museum and City of Austin.

8/4/2013, 4-7pm, featured soloist, first performance of the Accordion Stars Concert Series by
Vjeverica Productions. Austin, TX. (Venue: Trinity United Methodist Church)

7/16/2013, 2-3pm, guest at Austin radio show Global Wanderer KO-OP FM91.7, hosted by Michael Froehls

2/8/2013, 6:30-7:30, private house party (Italian Music), Cedar Park, TX.

9/15/2012,7-9:30pm, featured soloist at “The Accordion Story,” evening concert sponsored by Houston
                Chinese Traditional Music Group (HCTMG). Houston, TX. (Venue: Chinese Civic Center)

7/27-29, 2012 American Accordionists’ Association annual Master Class, New York City.

              the 28th: evening concert (Ukrainian Variations)

3/15-16, 2012 National Accordion Convention, Dallas, TX

  • the 15th: “Circle of Champions” evening concert (Sabre Dance, Mail Wagon)
  • the 16th: evening concert (Fairy Maiden Sprinkling the Flowers)

7/31-8/1, 2010 American Accordionists’ Association annual Master Class, New York City

  • Jul 31st: evening concert (Fairy Maiden Sprinkling the Flowers)
  • Aug 1st: evening concert (Return)

Megan Boutin Trombone Doctoral Recital (Chamber Music) | 长号博士学位室内乐音乐会   

Martina on Accordion

9/23/2017, 3:30-5:00pm, at Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at Austin


Forro de Quintal | 巴西Forro音乐组合

Vocals (Bruno Vinezef), Cavaquinho (Cory LaFevers), Keyboard (Owen Summers), Accordion (Martina Li), Bass (Tonico Vannali), Percussions (Chris Maracatu et al.)

1/30/2016, 10:30pm-12am, at The Sahara LoungeAustin, TX

12/12/2015, 10:30pm-12am, at The Sahara Lounge. Austin, TX

11/14/2015, 10:30pm-12am, "African Night" at The Sahara Lounge, Austin, TX


Cross-Strait Trio | 海峡两岸三人组

Accordion (Martina Li), Chinese bamboo flute (Eddie Hsu), Chinese four-string lute (Yuxin Mei)

9/13/2014, 12-1pm, 3:30-4:30pm,  featured accordionist with Cross-Strait Trio, within the framework of the International Accordion Festival @ La Villita, San Antonio, TX. Free and open to public.


Javanese Gamelan Ensemble, Pak Rasito Purwopangrawit / Stephen Slawek

德州大學奧斯汀分校甘美蘭樂團(印度尼西亞爪哇島傳統宮廷樂)

Butler School of Music, University of Texas at Austin

4/21/2018, 7:30-9:30pm, Javanese Gamelan, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at Austin

4/29/2017, 7:30-9:30pm, Javanese Gamelan, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at Austin

12/3/2016, 7:30-9:30pm, Javanese Gamelan, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at Austin

4/30/2016, 7:30-9:30pm, Javanese Gamelan, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at Austin,
                 FREE ADMISSION. Address:
2406 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX 78712

12/5/2015, 8-10pm, Traditional Central Javanese Music, by UT Gamelan Ensemble directed by master     

                Rasito from Java, with sponsorship from Rumah Budaya Di Austin, at Bates Recital Hall,
                University of Texas at Austin. FREE ADMISSION. Address: 2406 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin
                TX 78712

4/19/2014, 7:30-9:30pm, Traditional Central Javanese Court MusicBates Recital Hall, University of Texas                     at Austin (Martina on kempul, gambang, peking, and bonang panerus) .

12/7/2013, 7:30-9:30pm, Traditional Central Javanese Music, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at 
                Austin (Martina on kempul, kempyang, gambang, and gong)
12/8/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Traditional Central Javanese Music, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at
                Austin (Martina on kuthuk-kempyang, peking, gambang, and bonang panerus)

4/26/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Javanese Gamelan, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at Austin (Martina                           on kethuk-kempyang, peking, bonang panerus, and gambang)

12/14/2011, 12-1:30pm, Indonesia Cultural Series: A Traditional Prenatal Ceremony 7th Month of
                Pregnancy, 
Houston Indonesian Consulate, Houston, TX. (Martina on saron barung)

12/3/2011, 7:30-9:30pm, Traditional Central Javanese Music, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas at
                Austin. (Martina on saron barung)


UT Middle Eastern Ensemble "Bereket", directed by Sonia Seeman

德州大學奧斯汀分校中東音樂樂團

Butler School of Music, University of Texas at Austin

11/21/2013, 7:30-10pm, Rhythmic Music from the Persian and Arabian Gulf, North and West Africa, Bates                     Recital Hall, University of Texas at Austin (Martina on Arabic accordion)


Accordion/Harp Guitar Duo (Feb 2012-Feb 2013) | 手風琴與豎琴吉他二重奏

Harp Guitar (Adam Carney), Free Bass Piano Accordion (Martina Li)

2/21/2013, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

1/17/2013, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

12/20/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

11/30/2012, mini guest show for bella chordo ensemble’s guitar event @ Me&u Café, Austin, TX

11/21/2012, 11:30am-1:30pm, Rehabilitation Center Thanksgiving Luncheon, Kyle, TX

11/15/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

10/19/2012, 9-11pm, Papi Tino’s, Austin, TX

10/18/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

10/12/2012, 9-11pm, Papi Tino’s, Austin, TX

9/20/2012, 7:30-9:30, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

8/14/2012, 7-9:30pm, Papi Tino’s, Austin, TX

7/17/2012, 7-9:30pm, Papi Tino’s, Austin, TX

5/13/2012, 7-8:30pm, courtyard live music (guest: balalaika by Sergey Vaschenko), Travaasa, Austin, TX

5/8/2012, 7-8:30pm, courtyard live music, Travaasa, Austin, TX

2/15/2012, 6:30-8pm, courtyard live music, AT&T Conference Center, Austin, TX


Daniela Ruiz Tango Trio (Jan-Aug 2012) | 丹尼亞拉探戈三人組

Vocal (Daniela Ruiz), Harp Guitar (Adam Carney), Accordion (Martina Li)

8/23/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

8/11/2012, 4:30-6:30pm, private wedding, Round Rock, TX

8/9/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

8/3/2012, 7-10pm, Monument Café, Georgetown, TX

7/26/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

7/12/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

5/10/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

2/19/2012, Argentine Cultural Evening, Ruta Maya Café, Austin, TX

2/16/2012, 7:30-9:30pm, Buenos Aires Café, Austin, TX

2/10/2012, midnight Valentine’s Milonga, Go Dance Studio, Austin, TX