Daly Li, has completed his Bachelor in Music, majoring in Violin Classical Performance at the University of Auckland studying under the tutelage of Elizabeth Holowell. Daly is now studying towards his post-graduate degree in violin pedagogy for further knowledge in advanced studio pedagogy and pedagogical repertoire for violin playing.
Daly has a huge passion for orchestral and ensemble playing, previously participating in the Academy of Strings, Manukau Youth Orchestra, Auckland Youth Orchestra, Manukau Symphony Orchestra and the University of Auckland School of Music Symphony Orchestra.
In 2014, Daly won the Manukau Symphony Orchestra Competition and was awarded with a scholarship. Also in 2015 he was also awarded the Eleanor Spragg scholarship. He attended Pakuranga College and this is where he was awarded the Rive Cup of Excellence in Instrumental Music in 2011.