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Kevin Lin

First Violin

Musician Bio

Originally from the greater New York area, violinist Kevin Lin has received international recognition for his musicianship and “soulful” playing (The Arts Desk). Lin currently serves as Concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Lin is a highly sought after Concertmaster, previously holding the position of Co-Leader in the London Philharmonic Orchestra. His Guest Concertmaster appearances have included the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Houston Symphony, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and the Taiwan Philharmonic.

In addition to his Concertmaster duties, Lin has appeared as soloist with major orchestras throughout the United States, Asia and United Kingdom, having worked with renowned conductors such as Vladimir Jurowski, Peter Oundjian, Matthias Pintscher, JoAnn Falletta, and Michael Francis.

An equally active chamber Musician, Lin has collaborated with Martin Beaver, Clive Greensmith, Cho Liang Lin, Mathieu Herzog, Edgar Meyer, Orion Weiss, Meng-Chieh Liu, Andrew Bain, and Roberto Diaz.

Lin spent his early years studying with Patinka Kopeck the Manhattan School of Music. He went on to study with Robert Lipsett at the Colburn School and Aaron Rosand at the Curtis Institute of Music.

Lin is currently Artist-in-Residence at Butler University, Jordan College of the Arts and spends his summers at the Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego and the Colorado Music Festival.

Kevin performs on the 1683 Ex-Gingold Stradivari on loan to him from the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.

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