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Jasmine Lin
Music Institute Violin Faculty, Jasmine Lin
Person Type
Academic Title
violin teacher
Hire Date
Photo Credit
Samatha Zauscher
Violin, Chamber Music at the Academy
Available Offsite
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BM, Curtis Institute of Music Indiana University
Additional Studies / Recent Awards / Recordings
Naumburg International Violin Competition, 2nd prize London International String Quartet Competition, 1st prize Grammy Award, Nominee Recordings: Formosa Quartet. From Hungary To Taiwan. Delos Records, 2019. Lei Liang. Luminous. New World Records, 2016. Formosa Quartet, Reiko Uchida. Gernsheim/Brahms Piano Quintets. Delos Productions, 2016. Shih-Hui Chen. Returning Souls. New World Records, 2013. Laura Schwendinger. High Wire Acts. Centaur Records, 2013. Trio Voce. In A New Light. Con Brio Records, 2013. Chicago Chamber Musicians. The Coming of Light. Summit Records, 2013. Trio Voce. Inscapes. Con Brio Records, 2010. Formosa Quartet. Formosa Quartet. EMI Classics, 2006.
Professional Affiliations & Activities
Formosa Quartet, violinist Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University, adjunct faculty NYO Canada, resident faculty Formosa Chamber Music Festival, resident faculty
Basic Teaching Philosophy or Special Music Interests/Specialties
I want to offer the next generation of musicians and music-enthusiasts the same inspiration, support, love, and happiness that my musical mentors have given me in my musical journey.
Three Questions Answer
Favorite things: watermelon, opera, The Hobbit, seeing blossoms for the first time every spring Memorable musical moment: when an audience member said to me after a concert, "You make me want to go on living." What I love about playing the violin: it's like pulling your arm through a creamy river of chocolate
Three Questions
A few of my favorite things…
Most memorable musical moment?
What do you love about playing your instrument?