Violinist, Music Education
Wei Lin is a violinist originally from China. Wei received a doctoral degree (Doctoral of Musical Arts) in Violin Performance under Sandy Yamamoto in the University of Texas at Austin in 2022. He holds a master’s degree from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied under Kevin Lawrence, and a bachelor’s degree in the China Conservatory of Music Under Hui Jin. In addition to majoring in Violin Performance, he is also involved in research on Suzuki Teaching Methods, String Pedagogy, Music Education and other topics.
As an active musician, Wei attended numerous performances and music festivals, including the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, the Mendocino Music Festival, the Gonggeng Music Festival and the Asian Youth Orchestra, where he toured to Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China mainland, and Singapore, etc. Wei served as concertmaster and principal second violin in UT Symphony Orchestra, Butler Opera Center and UNCSA Symphony Orchestra. He was also one of the chamber musicians in the Gianini String Quartet in the Chrysalis Chamber Institution in UNCSA.
As a highly sought-after violin teacher with over ten years of experience, Wei has dedicated his career to sharing his passion for music with students. In 2022, after three years of careful guidance, one of his students was successfully admitted to the Tokyo Conservatory of Music in Japan, where she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in violin performance. Many of his students won competitions: such as the Singapore International Violin Music Festival and Shanghai international Music Festival String Instrument competition, etc. He was awarded as “Excellent Instructor” several times.
A Suzuki Certified Violin Instructor, Wei uniquely customizes learning goals and plans for each student. Under his guidance, many students have successfully received their grade certificate/diploma: such as ABRSM and grade certificate in Chinese conservatories.
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