Brought together by the power of beauty and fun in live performance, Weichen Lin and Lynn Vartan formed Duo Lin-Lynn to perform, teach, and share musical joy with audiences. They have performed in Taiwan, Australia, California and Utah, and have judged and taught together at festivals and competition around the world. They share a deep commitment to developing identity in musicians, and both believe that these identities can truly connect with and audience in performance.
Dr. Lin is a respected marimba performer, and chamber, contemporary, and orchestral musician. His recent marimba repertoire includes music of J.S. Bach, Camille Saint-Saëns, Francesco Tárrega, and Lyle Mays. Dr. Lin was a percussionist of Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Currently, Dr. Lin is the principal timpanist of Counterpoint Ensemble and Taipei Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. He is an associate professor of Yulin Normal University in Guangxi, China, and assistant professor of National Chiayi University in Taiwan.
Biography available here.