Born in Guangzhou, China
A former faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music for more than two decades, Li Lin's students have won top prizes at competition including the Menuhin International Competition, Louis Spohr International Competition, Stradivarius International Competition, Sarasate International Competition, Wieniawski International Competition, Tchaikovsky International Competition, and Young Concert Artists. His students have collaborated with the Cleveland Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, St. Martin in the Fields, London Chamber Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Boston Pops, Salt Lake City Symphony, Sinfonia Cymru, Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica De Navarra, China NCPA Orchestra, and China Philharmonic. He is in demand as a guest clinician and a master class artist at music schools and festivals in North America, Europe and China. He is currently a faculty at Perlman Music Program.
Degrees and Studies
B.M., San Francisco Conservatory of Music; M.M., Eastman School of Music. Studied with Isadore Tinkelman, Ian Swensen, and Peter Salaff. Chamber music studies with the Cleveland Quartet.