- Jeff Lin
Jeff Lin originally from Taiwan, immigrated to New Zealand in 1995. He studied with John Elmsly, Eve de Castro-Robinson, and Fiona McAlpine at the University of Auckland where he graduated MMus(Hons) in 2006.
He has had works performed and workshopped by various Auckland-based ensembles and choir, the Nelson Composers’ Workshop, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. He was awarded several prizes including the Douglas Lilburn Composition Prize, Llewelyn Jones Prize in Music for Piano, and the University of Auckland Blues Award. He studied conducting and choral pedagogy with Karen Grylls, and has enjoyed the experience of being the conductor of a local string ensemble and different choir groups in Auckland. He also has a passion for improvising contemporary piano music, and transcribing this into notation. Jeff is undertaking a DMus at the University of Auckland.Source: Jeff Lin, July 2007