Lin Pei-Yun

Collaborative Artist

Pei-Yun Lin

Clarinet Professor

Taipei National University of the Arts

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BIOGRAPHY

Lin Pei-Yun holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Soochow University and a Master’s degree in Clarinet Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where she studied with Professor Wei-leng Chen and Michael Webster. Pei-Yun now appears actively as a recitalist, chamber musician and orchestra player in Taiwan. She has been invited as a soloist to play with various orchestras after returning to Taiwan from the United States.

In 1993, Pei-Yun and her friends founded Magic Clarinet Quartet. Since then, she has performed periodically in concerts with the quartet, being on tour around Taiwan, and was invited to perform in China, France and at the ICA ClarinetFest in the United States and Belgium. In addition, the quartet has hosted many music events, including the   International Clarinet Festival in Taipei, Taiwan, for eight times between 2003 and 2019 and received great success and reviews.

As to her achievements in education, Pei-Yun has been invited to give masterclasses at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing (2011), the 3rd International Music Festival in Xi’an (2016), and many schools in Taiwan. She was also the faculty of Singapore Clarinet Festival in 2017. In addition, she was invited to serve as a jury member of the 3rd Mozart Clarinet Competition held by the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, and received the prize of Excellent Instructor. The books she authored, Q&A for Clarinet Learning, was published in 2006 by Mercury Publishing, and The Altissimo Register Fingering Chart for Boehm System Clarinet, was published in 2017 by tu & du International Co.

Pei-Yun currently plays as the principal clarinet in Philharmonia Moments Musicaux and as a member of the Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra. She also serves as Associate Professor at Taipei National University of Arts.

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