Chamber Music

DiverseCity Musician Profile: Natalie Lin

A look at New Zealand-born violinist Natalie Lin and her experiences as a musician in the US.

Natalie Lin
Natalie Lin

Natalie Lin has lived in the United States for about ten years now. Before then, she lived in a far off land way out in the Pacific Ocean, probably known best to people as Middle Earth in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film series: New Zealand

In this DiverseCity profile, we explore Natalie's origins as a musician, how her international experiences have shaped her, and how all of that plays a role in her performing organization KINETIC, the conductorless ensemble.

Music featured in this segment (performed by Natalie Lin):

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Gavotte from Partita No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Allegro assai from Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30, No. 3
  • Karim Al-Zand: The wind, the rascal from Imaginary Scenes
  • Benjamin Britten: Moderato con moto – Agitato – Tempo primo from Violin Concerto, Op. 15
  • Gareth Farr: Wakatipu
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: March and Reprise from Concerto Grosso
  • Grazyna Bacewicz: Andante from Concerto for Strings
  • Hugo Wolf: Intermezzo for String Quartet