Yi-Hsien Lin

Born in Tainan, Taiwan 1980, Yi-Hsien Lin began her music lessons at the age of five. She graduated with cello major from the music program of Taiwan National Tainan Girls Senior High School. In 1998 she was accepted at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien and studied with Prof. Valentin Erben. She earned her Master's Degree in Performance at 2005. Since 2006 she became a member of National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan. During 1998-2003, she was engaged as a violin section player in the Jeuness Musicales World Orchestra, Schleswig Holstein Festival and the Pacific Music Festival. She also attended music camps, held by cellist Miklós Perényi, Micheal Sanderling, Wen-Sinn Yang and Tchaikovsky prize winner Arto Noras and Gustav Rivirus. In 2005 she was invited to participate in Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD München (ARD Music Competition). In 2006, she held a recital named as “Qin Yun Xin Sheng” in Tainan University. In 2007, he was selected as a Rising Artist of “The Bach New Sound” by Yinqi Culture and Art Foundation. In the same year, he participated in the recording of the Digital Violin Archive Project for the violin collection in Chimei Museum. In 2010, she founded the Eidos String Quartet, and performed contemporary works by Taiwanese composers at Spring Autumn Music. In the same year, she recorded “Listen to Taiwan ~ Homeland Collection of Famous Music”. Yi-Hsien Lin is now a violin player in Taiwan Philharmonic, the National Symphony Orchestra. She has taught at the Music Department of Tainan Women's Technical College, music program of Dacheng Junior High School, music program of Taoyuan Wuling High School and coaches Xing'an Elementary School String Orchestra.