Sunday, January 3, 2016

Spotlight: Wei-Chen Lin to Perform at Winter Concert

Wei-Chen Lin
Wei-Chen Lin
Marimba
Dr Wei-Chen Lin is a respected marimba performer, and chamber, contemporary, and orchestral musician. Born in 1982 in Tainan City, Taiwan, Wei-Chen is currently based in Boston, MA. Wei-Chen began to study piano at age of five and percussion at age of twelve. Wei-Chen’s recent marimba repertoire includes music of J.S. Bach, Camille Saint-Saens, Francesco Tárrega, and Lyle Mays. His passion for new music led him to form Hai-Dao Contemporary Ensemble in 2014 which has performed works of Kenji Sakai and Chang Shiuan.

Wei-Chen received his Bachelor of Music Degree from Taipei National University of Arts. He moved to the United States in 2006. He received his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts from Boston University. Currently, Wei-Chen is pursuing the Artist Diploma degree as a marimba major at The Boston Conservatory under the guidance of world-famous marimbist Nancy Zeltsman.

Friday, January 1, 2016

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