Pianist Jolie Lin is a performer, lecturer, and pedagogue of Western classical music. Her musical activities have spanned four continents, from the Americas to Europe and Asia. Dr. Lin has presented lectures in Singapore and Spain under the auspices of the Presser Award and multiple career grants from the Peabody Conservatory. She has also toured with the Youth Orchestra of the Americas in South America and participated in numerous musical festivals in Europe, among them Rencontres musicales en Lorraine, Sommerklavierkurs in Fellbach, and the International Chamber Music Course in Positano. Solo appearances with orchestra include the Los Angeles Bach Festival Orchestra, Conejo Youth Symphony Orchestra, UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, Crowden School Orchestra, Lviv Chamber Orchestra, and the Metropolitan Orchestra of Washington, D.C.
Dr. Lin holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Indiana University, Bloomington, and Peabody Conservatory, where she received her doctorate in piano performance. Her principal teachers are Rosemary Carswell, Sharon Mann, Evelyne Brancart, and Boris Slutsky. She is on faculty at Peabody Conservatory, Northern Virginia Community College, and the Baltimore School for the Arts, and has judged for events for both the Howard County and Greater Baltimore County Music Teachers’ Associations.