Hailed as one of the 100 Passionate People (Taiwanese American Project), Ming-Hui Lin is a versatile cellist, an avid chamber musician, and a devoted teacher and coach. Broadcasted on the Sound of Hope Radio Station (based in the San Francisco Bay Area) and NYC Chinese American Voice, Lin’s concert engagements have taken her to Europe, Asia, and throughout the United States and Canada, including such venues as Carnegie Recital Hall, Kennedy Center, and Jordan Hall.
As a founding member of the New England String Quartet, Lin performed extensively in the New England area and provided coaching at Harvard University's Dudley House where the quartet served as the ensemble in residence in 2012-14. The quartet has been invited to many educational institutes, such as Longy School of Music, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brandeis University, and Bentley University. Having made its debut at Weill Recital Hall, the quartet has released seven albums on the PARMA label. Lin’s recent highlights include performances with Trio Mirabile at the Banff Centre Chamber Residency and 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).
In addition to her serving on the faculties of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, Lin was formerly an instructor at Boston University. She has also coached undergraduate chamber ensembles and orchestral cello sectionals at Harvard University, Boston University, and Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra. Lin holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from Boston University, a Graduate Performance Diploma and a Master of Music Degree from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Music Degree from the Taipei National University of the Arts. Her major teachers include Rhonda Rider, Leslie Parnas, Amit Peled, and Victor Shipiller.
As an artist faculty, Lin has appeared at summer academies such as Foulger International Music Festival, Composers Conference& Chamber Music Workshop, and Burnside Music Festival. She has also been serving as the music director at the Boston Youth Music Charity group since 2010. Lin has performed in solo master classes for Yo-Yo Ma, Richard Aaron, Natasha Brofsky, Steven Doane, Walter Nothas, Yvan Chiffoleau, and Amanda Forsyth; and coached by the Tokyo Quartet, the Trio Pacifica, the Peabody Trio, the Muir String Quartet, and Barry Shiffman.
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