Jun-Ching Lin has been Assistant Concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) since 1988.
Mr. Lin has performed violin concertos and solos by Barber, Beethoven, Vivaldi, and Tchaikovsky with the ASO. In addition to being an affiliate artist faculty member at Emory University in violin and chamber music, he coaches the first violins of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra and spends part of each summer teaching at Encore School for Strings and Franklin Pond Chamber Music. As an active as a chamber musician, Mr. Lin has participated in festivals in Highlands-Cashiers, North Carolina, in California at La Jolla, Palm Beach, and San Diego.
While born in Taipei, Taiwan, Mr. Lin grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. As a high-school senior, he was one of the first Presidential Scholars in the Arts. He earned degrees at the Curtis and Cleveland Institutes of Music, studying with Ivan Galamian, Jascha Brodsky, and David Cerone. He was a semi-finalist in both the Montreal Competition and the Naumburg Violin Competition. Prior to his position in Atlanta, Mr. Lin was concertmaster of the Augusta Symphony Orchestra.