Teaching Assistant Professor, Piano Class/Piano Lessons/Collaborative Pianist, Music
- Piano Class, Piano Lessons, Collaborative Pianist
M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
Ph.D., University of North Dakota
Dr. Mei-Chuan Lin, a native of Taiwan, is an active music educator/pianist. She has given numerous performances in Taiwan, the United States, and Austria, in notable venues including National Performing Arts Center-National Theater & Concert Hall and Peace Garden Music Festival. She has worked extensively in recitals and masterclasses with renowned musicians, including Dr. Daniel Thrower (Trumpet) and Dr. Cody Hunter (Bassoon).
Dr. Lin was granted the teaching credential: National College Instructor License from the Taiwan Ministry of Education since 2001. She was the music director of the Pingtung County Association of Music Facilitators in 2014. Also, she is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda since 2017.
Dr. Lin was awarded a master’s degree in piano performance from a prestigious music school in the United States, the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Dr. Thomas Hecht (Head of piano studies/Youg Siew Toh Conservatory, Singapore). She earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education/Piano Pedagogy at the University of North Dakota in the studios of Dr. Katherine Norman Dearden (Music Education) and Dr. Nariaki Sugiura (Piano). She now teaches at the University of North Dakota, where she serves as a collaborative pianist and teaching assistant professor in the piano area since Aug. 2019.