Faculty Bio
Chu Ping Lin
Bachelor of Music, New England Conservatory of Music
Master of Music, Eastman School of Music at Rochester University
Chu Ping Lin was a former viola principal of National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra from 1998-2004. She won the "Music New Star" audition of National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra in 1998, giving many solo recitals, concerto and chamber music concerts in Asia, Europe and the United States. She performed in several music festivals including Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Yale University in 1994. She was also a founding member of Taiwan String Quartet from 2000-2004, giving various chamber music concerts in major national concert halls in Taiwan and Romania.
As a member of Taiwan Viola Society, she performed serial viola music, recorded viola music albums and introduced viola literature at Taichung and Taipei broadcasts from 2000-2004. Besides her intensive performing experiences, she frequently served on numerous major viola competition juries in Taiwan. She was also a former viola faculty at Tung Hai University, National Taipei University of Education and National Taichung University of Education from 1998-2006.
She received the Graduate Award, M. M. from Eastman School of Music at University of Rochester, NY and B. M. from New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. She studied viola with Martha Katz, John Graham and Michael Tree, and chamber music with Cleveland String Quartet, Guarneri String Quartet, Borromeo String Quartet and Fine Art String Quartet.
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