Jun-Ching Lin - Violin/Chamber Music
Jun-Ching Lin was born in Taipei, Taiwan and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied with Sara Scriven, Roman Totenberg, and Robert Koff through high school. At the age of nine, Jun-Ching debuted with the New Hampshire Philharmonic. Subsequent appearances included performances with the Boston Pops and many recitals in the Boston area. His high school years culminated in his being named one of the first Presidential Scholars in the Arts. He continued his studies at the Curtis Institute of Music where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music. His teachers included Jascha Brodsky, David Cerone, and Ivan Galamian. He then went on to complete a Master's Degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music. While in graduate school Mr. Lin participated in the Indianapolis, Montreal, and Naumberg International Violin Competitions. After a year as concertmaster of the Augusta Symphony, he assumed his present position of Assistant Concertmaster in the Atlanta Symphony. Mr. Lin is also an affiliate artist at Emory University, a member of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta, and plays violin and viola with the new music ensemble Thamyris. He maintains a private teaching studio and spends part of each summer teaching at Encore School for Strings, Stringendo School For Strings as well as Franklin Pond Chamber Music.