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Born in 1982 in Taichung, Taiwan, Wei-Chieh Lin’s compositions range from a variety of solo instrumental music to orchestral works, small and large ensemble music, vocal and choral music, as well as Jazz and pop arrangements. His compositions have been performed and premiered at Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Chelsea Art Museum, and Jordan Hall in Boston. Additional performances and premieres also took place in Taiwan and Japan. Mr. Lin’s large chamber ensemble work, Dialogues (2004), commissioned by Joel Sachs for the New Juilliard Ensemble, was premiered in Alice Tully Hall in 2004. His chamber ensemble work Traveling What Seems to be a Straight Line (2005), was choreographed by the members of the Juilliard School Dance Division and was subsequently premiered in Alice Tully Hall in 2005. His orchestral work, Retrospection (2006-7), winner of the 2008 ASCAP/Morton Gould Young Composer Award, the Palmer-Dixon prize, and a finalist for the Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, was premiered by the Juilliard Orchestra conducted by Jeffery Milarsky at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater in 2007. His latest orchestral work, Suite (2007), was commissioned by the Hudson Symphony Orchestra for the inauguration of the president of the St. Peters College. His first choral work, Bring Me Back My Homeland (2008-9), commissioned by the Formosa Performing Art Association, was premiered by Chi-Yi Chen and the Formosa Chorus in Avery Fisher Hall in July 2009.

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  • Muziekweek

    Wei-Chieh Lin was selected as a nominee for the Gaudeamus Prize 2011. Here is the full list of nominees. Here you can get an impression of the work of the jury that selected these nominees. All the nominated compositions will be performed during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2011 in Utrecht.

    23 Feb 2011 Reply