Weiping Lin is Assistant Concertmaster (Stimmfhrerin 1.Violinen) of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna (RSO-Wien) and a well-respected violinist for contemporary music in Austria. Not only has Weiping Lin performed numerous premieres, including several new works dedicated to her, she has premiered works by the composers Luna Alcalay, Christoph Herndler, Volkmar Klien, Gerd Kühr and Ming Wang.
As a chamber musician and soloist Weiping Lin has performed numerous concerts in countries throughout Europe and Asia, playing with ensembles such as Ensemble Modern, Ensemble die reihe, Ensemble 20.Jahrhundert, Ensemble EIS and Zur Eisernen Zeit.
Weiping Lin won several national violin competitions in her native country Taiwan. She moved to Austria at the age of fifteen to continue her music studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with Josef Sivo and Dora Schwarzberg, as well as in Graz with Yair Kless. In the following years Weiping Lin received scholarships from the Alban Berg Foundation Vienna, the Aspen and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festivals, as well as the Sommerakademie Salzburg. These scholarships allowed her to attend master classes with violinists such as Zakhar Bron, Klara Flieder, Philippe Hirschhorn, Valery Klimov, Igor Oistrach, Igor Ozim, Gerhard Schulz and Abram Shtern. These studies lead to prizes at international violin competitions e.g. the Lipinski-Wieniawski in Poland and the Johannes Brahms in Austria.
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