Hailed as one of the 100 Passionate People (Taiwanese American Project), Ming-Hui Lin is a versatile cellist, an enthusiastic chamber musician, and a devoted teacher and coach. Broadcasted on the Sound of Hope Radio Station and NYC Chinese American Voice, Ms. Lin’s performances have brought her to major cities throughout the United States, Germany, Vienna, Canada, Japan and Taiwan, including such venues as Carnegie Recital Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Jordan Hall.
As a founding member and cellist of the New England String Quartet, Ms. 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, NESQ recorded numerous contemporary works on the PARMA label, in which two of the CD released this year were submitted for potential 2014 Grammy nominations by Naxos. Recently as part of Trio Mirabile, Ms. Lin was invited to the Banff Centre Winter Artist Residency. She was also on a concert tour to Japan with La Colombe Piano Trio.
Ms. Lin has appeared with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and has been assistant principal cellist with the 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. Ms. 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).
Ms. 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.
Ms. Lin served as an artist faculty at the Composers Conference & Chamber Music Workshop, a teaching assistant at the Foulger International Music Festival (2013), a faculty member at the Burnside Music Festival, 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). Ms. Lin’s major teachers include Leslie Parnas, Amit Peled, 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 Stapansky, and has been coached by the Tokyo Quartet, Peabody Trio, Muir String Quartet, and the Audubon Quartet.
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