Violinist An-Chi Lin comes from a family of musicians and began playing the piano at the age of five and the violin at age six. An-Chi Lin received a Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance from Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan and a Master of Music in Violin Performance and Literature from Eastman School of Music. Lin has been a member of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra since 1997. She has also performed with the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, the Rochester Oratorio Society, and the Skaneateles Festival Orchestra.
From 2002 to 2008, Lin performed in the RPO’s Educational String Quintet, a group dedicated to bringing classical music to the elementary school children of the Rochester City Schools. As a chamber musician, she has appeared on “Live from Hochstein” with the Hochstein String Quartet and with Gibbs and Main (formerly known as Quartsemble). She is currently in a violin-guitar duo, Red Creek Duo, which took them to western New York, Illinois, and California.
Lin is currently on the violin faculty of the Roberts Wesleyan College, Hochstein School of Music, and Nazareth Community School. She joins the faculty of InterHarmony International Music Festival in 2014. She is also an accomplished pianist and accompanist and performs regularly with her students and colleagues.