Wei Lin is a highly accomplished musician and teacher with a deep passion for classical music. Born and raised in China, Wei has built an impressive career in music, which has taken him across the globe. He currently serves as Artist-in-Residence and Asian Marketing Manager at Steinway Piano Gallery Charlotte, where he continues to inspire young musicians with his exceptional talent.
Wei’s passion for music led him to pursue a doctoral degree in Violin Performance from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied under the renowned Sandy Yamamoto. He also holds a Master’s degree from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied under Kevin Lawrence. Wei’s exceptional musicianship has been showcased in numerous concerts and performances, where he served as Concertmaster and Principal Second Violin in both schools. He was also a Chamber Music Scholar in the Chrysalis Chamber Institution in UNCSA.
Wei’s exceptional talent has taken him to various music festivals worldwide, including the Mendocino Music festival and Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in the United States, Gonggeng Music Festival in Suichang, China, and the Asian Youth Orchestra in Hong Kong, China, where he toured to Tokyo, Nagoya, Hanoi, Taipei, Chiayi, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore.
As a highly sought-after violin teacher with over nine years of experience, Wei has dedicated his career to sharing his passion for music with students. Many of his students have gone on to win awards at prestigious competitions such as the Singapore Violin Competition, and one of his students got accepted into the Tokyo College of Music for a Master’s degree. Wei is also committed to helping his students achieve theABRSM diplomas, and his teaching approach emphasizes creativity, collaboration, and the development of a strong work ethic.
Wei’s exceptional skills as a performer and teacher have earned him a reputation as a respected and accomplished musician and educator. He continues to make a significant contribution to the world of classical music through his unwavering dedication to the art form.