Hailed as one of the 100 Passionate People (Taiwanese-American Project), Ming-Hui Lin is a versatile cellist and pianist, an enthusiastic chamber musician, and a devoted teacher and coach. Broadcasted on the Sound of Hope Radio Station and NYC Chinese American Voice, Lin’s performances have brought her to major cities throughout the United States, Germany, Vienna, Russia, Canada, Japan, and Taiwan. Her interviews were featured on T-Classical Music Network/T-CTV in Taiwan, Epoch Times, World Journal, SOH Network, and Boston University Admission Booklet as the doctoral program representative. Lin has been appeared as an adjudicator at the MMEA East District Orchestra audition, Mock Auditions at NEC Entrepreneurial Musicianship program, NEY Talent Contest, NESQ International Composition Competition, and New England Karaoke Singing Contests. She was also invited to give lectures through TEDxTaipei, <We Meet> series of TYCCNE, Innovation Open House, ROCSA Connect at MIT, Taiwanese Studies Group at UIUC, and Taiwan Woman Winter Retreat in New York.
As a founding member and cellist of the New England String Quartet (NESQ), Lin performs extensively in Boston and the New England area, and provides chamber music coaching at Harvard University's Dudley House where the Quartet is currently an ensemble-in-residence. Having made their debut at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, NESQ recorded numerous contemporary works on the PARMA label, and can be heard on Quadrants: Modern String Quartets, Allusions, and Perceptions: Points of View for Small Ensemble. Most recently NESQ was invited by the Rebecca Clarke Society, Inc. to release a set of CD from a live concert, given at the Brandeis University in December 2013.
Lin performs as a member of Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Symphony Nova, and Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra. She also collaborates with a wide array of ensembles and musicians, such as Marin Alsop (Baltimore Symphony Orchstra), Samuel Rhodes (Julliard String Quartet) and Bobby McFerrin (ten-times Grammy winner); members from the Silk Road Project, and two-time Oscar nominee and a Grammy winner, Alan Silvestri. Lin’s sound credits include performance on Boston’s WBGH and in films such as Rinjo (Japan), DJ Premiere-Regeneration (U.S.), and Oceans Away (TV documentary, China).
Lin holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from Boston University, a Graduate Performance Diploma and a Master of Music from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Music from the Taipei National University of the Arts. She is a former faculty for the non-major cello lessons at Boston University, and has joined the faculty of the Preparatory School at the New England Conservatory. Lin has served as a teaching assistant at the Foulger International Music Festival (2013), a faculty member at the Burnside Music Festival (2011 & 12), and the music director at the Boston Youth Music Charity group since 2010. She has also been sectional coach for the BU All Campus Orchestra and the Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra and as a guest chamber coach in The Young People's String Orchestra (YPSO) since 2010. Lin’s major teachers include Leslie Parnas, Amit Peled, Chu-Chuan Liu, and Victor Shipiller. She has performed in solo master classes for Yo-Yo Ma, Richard Aaron, Natasha Brofsky, Yvan Chiffoleau, Steven Pologe, M. Shepps, Alan Stepansky, and has been coached by the Tokyo Quartet, Peabody Trio, Muir String Quartet, and the Audubon Quartet.