The Singapore-born pianist and conductor, Chiu-Tze Lin, began performing in Singapore, and she has an active solo career in Europe, Asia and across America. When she plays, East and West blend in an exciting mix of Chinese pieces and compositions in the Western classical tradition. In 1988, she made her critically acclaimed New York debut in Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, and she repeated her success at New York's Merkin Concert Hall in 1990. Through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, she was a touring soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Henry Mazer, and she performed with them on numerous occasions in the Chicago Orchestral Hall. She has also appeared with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and she was a featured artist in an interview and performance program on National Public Radio. Her musical diversity has delighted listeners from New Jersey to Germany. In 2001 she was selected the "Hottest Artist in New Jersey" by the Asbury Park Press. She has received high acclaim from The New York Times and her music has been aired on many radio stations.
Chiu-Tze Lin's conducting background is equally impressive, directing choirs and orchestras in major oratorios, conducting the AT&T Bell Labs Sinfonia in Holmdel, and serving as music director of the Princeton Presbyterian Church. From 2001 she has conducted the Manalapan Battleground Symphony.