Wilbur Lin

Wilbur Lin

Conductor

Conductor, pianist, and harpsichordist
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2013Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 94, BWV 94 (Was frag ich nach der Welt)Conductor
2013Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 105, BWV 105 (Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht)Conductor
2013Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 168, BWV 168 (Tue Rechnung! Donnerwort)Conductor
2012Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 54, BWV 54 (Widerstehe doch der Sünde)Conductor
2012Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 82, BWV 82 (Ich habe genug)Conductor
2010Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 147, BWV 147 (Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben)Conductor
2008Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, Op. 21, C majorConductor
2008Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84Conductor
2008Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299/297c, C majorConductor

Bio

Wilbur Lin is a Taiwanese-American conductor, harpsichordist, and pianist currently residing in Indiana. In the 2016/17 season will see him conducting the Chamber Philharmonic Taipei in Taiwan, El Salvador's Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil, Wabash Valley Youth Symphony, along with orchestras at Indiana University. Other of his recent highlights include assisting the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and National Taiwan Symphony orchestras, guest engagement with Ensemble ISCM-Taiwan, and directing Chamber Philharmonic Taipei&rsquos Bach Series. Wilbur has held the position of Lord Rhode’s Scholar from 2013-2014 and was the recipient of Mortimer Furber Prize for Conducting in 2013 and 2014 at Royal Northern College of Music. He was among the finalists of assistant conductor auditions at Guiyang Symphony Orchestra (China) and Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra and has also made it to the semi-final round of Cadaques International Conducting Competition in 2013. Educated in Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and in the US, Wilbur made his professional debut by conducting the ISCM ensemble in their annual new music event and assisting Fusao Kajima with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra in their Sun Moon Lake Music Festival Series in 2011. Whilst undertaking his term of military service in 2011-2012, he was the resident conductor of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Army Band. Wilbur has also assisted Andrew Manze with his residency at Royal Liverpool Philharmonic in 2013. Wilbur’s conducting engagements have taken him to international stages including Taipei’s National Concert Hall and Zhongshan Hall, Southbank Centre and Wigmore Hall in London, Manchester’s MediaCityUK studios, amongst others. Wilbur regularly works with Chamber Philharmonic Taipei, and has conducted Manchester Camerata in his master’s degree recital whilst studying at Royal Northern College of Music. Through conducting auditions, competitions, and assistantships, he has also worked with MAV Symphony Orchestra of Budapest, Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra, Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Cadaques Orchestra in Spain, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and China’s Guiyang Symphony Orchestra.
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Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 94, BWV 94 (Was frag ich nach der Welt) Chamber Philharmonic Taipei 2013
Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 105, BWV 105 (Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht) Chamber Philharmonic Taipei 2013
Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 168, BWV 168 (Tue Rechnung! Donnerwort) Chamber Philharmonic Taipei 2013
Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 54, BWV 54 (Widerstehe doch der Sünde) Chamber Philharmonic Taipei 2012
Bach J.S.: Cantata No. 82, BWV 82 (Ich habe genug) Chamber Philharmonic Taipei 2012