Joseph Lin, violin, has appeared with Orchestra of St Luke’s, the Boston Symphony, Santa Fe Symphony, New Japan Philharmonic, Sapporo Symphony, Taiwan National Symphony, Kiev Chamber Orchestra, Moravian Philharmonic, Auckland Philharmonic, Fort Worth Symphony, Boston Pops, and the orchestras of Grand Rapids and Kansas City. Recitals have taken him to the California Center for the Arts, Salle Cortot, Hong Kong City Hall, and throughout Japan, where he has presented unaccompanied programs. He is first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet and a former member of the Formosa Quartet, which won First Prize and the Amadeus Prize at the 2006 London International String Quartet Competition. His chamber music appearances include the Ravinia and Marlboro Music Festivals, the Seattle Chamber Music Society, and tours with Musicians from Marlboro. Mr. Lin took First Prize at the Concert Artists Guild International Competition in 1996 and was named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts the same year. In 1999 he became the youngest musician ever to receive the Pro Musicis International Award. He studied gu qin, the ancient Chinese seven-string zither, as a Fulbright Scholar in Beijing, and in 2005 began an annual Chamber Music Workshop at the China Conservatory. His recordings include works for violin and piano by Korngold, Busoni chamaber works with Benjamin Loeb on Naxos, and music by Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms with Mr. Loeb, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, and Marcy Rosen.
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