Amy Lin made her debut with the National Symphony Orchestra at Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. in 1981, and has since appeared in recital and as soloist with orchestra in Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Latvia, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, New Caledonia, and in the United States. Ms. Lin’s repertoire is wide-ranging and diverse. She excels particularly in the music of the great Viennese tradition. Recently she has also become interested in the music of contemporary composers, many of whom have entrusted her with the performance of new works. Amy Lin has recorded CDs of piano compositions of Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, Debussy, Schumann, Chopin, and of Asian composers Chou Wen- Chung, Qigang Chen, Xiaoyong Chen, Chen Yi, Keeyong Chong, Tan Dun and Zhou Long. Together with recordings from live concerts, the public can find and listen to her videos and audios on YouTube.
An inspiring and much sought-after teacher, Amy Lin is a professor at the Conservatory of Strasbourg in France. In 1996, she was awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholar Research and Lecture Award and spent six months in Brazil as visiting professor, giving masterclasses and performing throughout Brazil. Amy Lin is frequently invited to give masterclasses in leading conservatories and music schools, such as Yale University, Peabody Institute, Musikhochschule of Weimar, Royal Conservatory of Brussels, and Seoul National University. She enjoys sharing her passion for music with students who come from around the world; many of them have gone on to lead active and successful musical lives.
Amy Lin teaches in English, French and in Mandarin Chinese.