Jun Lin, violin
Jun appeared on Show 369, recorded in Boston on March 23, 2019
Jun Lin (violin), 16, lives in Larchmont, New York and attends Collegiate School in New York City. A 2019 YoungArts Winner of the National YoungArts Foundation, he started his violin studies at age 4 with his father, Li Lin, and currently studies with Catherine Cho at The Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division. Jun is the winner of Grand Prize and House of Representatives Award of the New York International Music Concours, Grand Prize of Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra Young Artists Competition, Top Prize in the International Grande Music Competition, Grand Prix at Berlin’s Rising Stars International Music Competition, First Prize in the Vivo International Music Competition, the Gold Prize in 18th Osaka International Music Competition, and Senior Division Winner of the Adelphi Orchestra Young Artists Competition. He has been awarded special scholarships in recognition for his achievements including the New York Philharmonic’s Stamas Family Scholarship, the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from the U.S. House of Representatives, from New York State Senate, and from the Westchester County Board of Legislators. Jun attends the Perlman Music Program in the summers, an intensive 7-week summer program for exceptionally gifted young musicians selected by violinist Itzhak Perlman. Jun’s most recent engagements include appearances on NPR’s From the Top radio show in Boston and a solo recital at 92Y Young Artists Concert Series in New York City.He is a Davidson Young Scholar and an 11th grader at Collegiate School in New York City. Outside of music, Jun enjoys learning about space science, weather, and geography.