The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, in Indianapolis, United States has this week announced the appointment of American violinist Kevin Lin as its new Concertmaster – effective from the commencement of the 2020-2021 season.
A graduate of the Colburn School and the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Robert Lipsett and Aaron Rosand, Kevin currently serves as Co-Leader of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
He has previously served as Guest Concertmaster with the Pittsburgh, Houston and Cincinnati Symphonies.
KEVIN LIN | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO IN E MINOR | DANIEL FENG & THE INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF AMERICA | 2018
“I’m extremely excited and honored to join the Indianapolis Symphony … it’s been a pleasure getting to know the musicians and the community of the ISO … I look forward to many memorable years of music making,” the 26-year-old former 1st prize winner at the Irving Klein International String Competition has said.
“I am very happy for the ISO … We have seen many great violinists over the past two seasons in this search, but from Kevin’s first visit to Indianapolis, I was impressed by his talent and musicianship … he will be a great leader for this wonderful orchestra and I’m delighted that he has accepted the position,” Indianapolis Symphony Music Director, Krzysztof Urbański has this week said.