A native of Taipei, Taiwan, violinist and violist Yi-Chun Lin has performed as soloist with the Texas Music Festival Orchestra, the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan, and the Akademische Orchester at the Gewanhaus concert hall in Leipzig. Dr. Lin is a violin professor at Augustana University and the Principal Viola at the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. With a lifelong passion towards chamber music, she founded the Sioux Falls Chamber Music Collective in 2018 in hope of creating a platform to encourage more collaborations between artists, to merge different artistic fields, and to make high quality performances more accessible in all corners of the community. She has performed on WQXR radio station in New York and SDPB in Rapid City, won the bronze medal at Fischoff competition, and received chamber music residency from various festivals, such as the Banff Music Festival. With a curious mind, Dr. Lin constantly looks for new dimensions in music through different types of musical and art collaboration.
American Roots, 2021