About Dr. Hsin Yi Lin

Starting her musical training with piano and violin at the age of 6 and 10, Dr. Hsin Yi Lin discovered her love for singing while accompanying in voice lessons during her high school years. Ever since, she has pursued the path towards vocal mastery.

A native of Taiwan, Dr. Lin has been a much sought-after soprano performer, voice teacher, vocal coach/ accompanist as well as the winner of serveral vocal competitions for emerging young artists. She received her dual Master's degrees at New England Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Lorraine Nubar, and she studied Voice and Piano extensively at the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she received her doctorate degree in Vocal Performance. She was an Assistant Professor of Voice at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi before relocating to Portland, OR in summer 2013.


To learn more about Dr. Lin and her singing, please visit her Artist Website or read her Interview with Caller Times.


  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance; minor in Accompanying, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Master of Music in Voal Performance, New England Conservatory of Music
  • Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy, New England Conservatory of Music
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Voice; minor in Piano, National Taiwan Normal University
  • Over 15 years of teaching experience
  • Former Voice Professor at the Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi     (Taught: Applied Voice, Studies in Vocal Pedagogy, Studies in Vocal Repertoire)
  • Professionally trained piano skill to function as not only a voice teacher, but also accompanist and vocal coach.
  • One of twleve voice teachers chosen from national search to participate in the 2012 NATS Intern Porgram.
  • Taught masterclasses in institutions in Asia and in the USA
Selected Awards/Honors
  • Carnegie Hall debut (2013)
  • Grand Prize, 2012 Metropolitan International Vocal Competition
  • Chi Mei Arts Award (2011)
  • Full Scholarship, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Scholarship, New England Conservatory of Music 
  • Marc and Eva Stern Fellowship at SongFest at Pepperdine 
  • Winner, Fourth Taipei Philharmonic Foundation Vocal Competition
  • Winner, “Arising Star” vocal competition of Association of Vocal Artists of the Republic of China 
  • Voice Scholarship, Rotary Club of Taipei South Sea