Pianist Hui-Mei Lin, a native of Taiwan, made her New York solo debut at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall as the winner of the Artists International Audition. She was described by the New York Times as “an excellent pianist throughout” and the Taiwan News as “a sensitive and powerful pianist.” Concert tours have taken her to Italy, Canada, Taiwan, including two concerts at the National Concert Hall in Taipei sponsored by the Taiwanese government, and various cities throughout the United States. Her media broadcast include solo performances at PBS (Maryland), WQXR (New York City), Taiwan Television and China Broadcasting Company.
She has performed solo recitals in many concert series including Caramoor Music Festival, Friends of Music in Stamford, NY, The Steinway Society of the Bay Area, California, and various colleges throughout the country. As a chamber musician, Hui-Mei has performed with cellist Carter Brey, flutist Robert Stallman, soprano Berenice Bramson at the Weill Recital Hall, the New Hungarian Quartet at Taos Chamber Music Festival in New Mexico, the Peregrine Trio throughout the North East. Dr. Lin maintains an active performing schedule. In 2017-18 season, she performed numerous solo recitals in New York, California, and Paris. She frequently performs with her long time cello partner Peter Seidenberg. In 2018-19, they performed many concerts together in celebration of their 20 years of collaboration, including a tour in Taiwan. Next season she will be playing with the Cassatt String Quartet.
Hui-Mei received a Bachelor of Music degree from the Hartt School of Music where she was a scholarship student of Raymond Hanson and Anne Koscielny. After graduating from Hartt, she received the renowned William Petchek full scholarship to the Master’s program at the Juilliard School. In 2002, she received a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree from the Graduate School of the City Univercity of New York.
Dr. Lin has held the position of Artist in Residence at the King’s College, and Adjunct Professor of the Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. She is also the Music Director at the Briarcliff Congregational Church. Currently she lives in Westchester County with her husband Peter Frost, a choral director and composer.