Mei-Fang Lin

MEI-FANG LIN (1973, Taichung, Taiwan) initially studied with Yen Lu, Ting-Lien Wu, and Hwang-Long Pan in Taiwan. Mei-Fang Lin earned her master's degree in composition from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is currently a doctoral student at the University of California at Berkeley. She has studied with Guy Garnett, Scott Wyatt, Sever Tipei, and Zack Browning. She is now studying with Edmund Campion.

She was recently awarded a grant from the Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians to study composition in Paris. She won a Residence Prize in the "28th Concours International de Musique Electroacoustiques, Bourges" in 2001, the "2001 SCI/ASCAP Student Commission Award", First Prize in "Prix SCRIME 2000" Competition in France, First Prize in the "2000 NACUSA Young Composer's Competition", the "21st Century Piano Commission Competition" in 1999, Special Prize and Honorary Mention in the 1997 and 1998 "Music Taipei Composition Competition" in Taiwan. Her compositions have received numerous performances and broadcast in the United States, Europe, and Asia. She is also very active as a pianist.