Dr Wei Chen Lin

An active marimbist and timpani player, Wei-chen Lin was timpanist of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra. He is a top prize winner in competitions worldwide, including 2012 Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, 2013 Taiwan Young Star Series. Lin was awarded the Boston University Honors Award twice in 2008 and 2013 and was awarded the lifelong membership of the National Music Honor Society Pi Kappa Lambda in 2014. He is the only Asian percussionist to be honored the above titles. He received his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts from Boston University. Lin was invited to be the jury of 2015 Australian Marimba Competition. He was invited to perform in the Tanglewond Music Festival. He has appeared soloist with the Houston Symphony and as concerto the Hong Kong Youth Symphonic Band Orchestra performing Lin's recent marimba repertoires.