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 Competition. 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. Hui-Mei maintains an active performing career. 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. They have toured in the north and southeast of the United States, Chicago, and New Mexico. Her piano duo team also performed in Maryland, and several concerts in various universities in Taiwan, where she also conducted master classes.
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.
In addition to solo and chamber music performances, Dr. Lin gives lecture-recitals in colleges and music clubs, including The Hartt School, The American Guild of Organists, Aaron Copland School of Music at The Queens College, and Soo Chow University in Taiwan. Dr. Lin has held the position of Artist in Residence at the King’s College, and is currently on the faculty of the Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. Hui-Mei has also been a music director/organist for over 30 years in various churches, currently serving the Briarcliff Congregational Church in Briarcliff Manor, NY. She resides in Westchester County with her husband, composer/choral director, Peter Frost.