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Classical Music

Sound Portrait: KINETIC Founder Natalie Lin

Local violinist and Rice University doctoral student Natalie Lin tells us about herself and her experiences with her ensemble.



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Natalie Lin, violinist performing with her ensemble KINETIC
Courtesy of KINETIC
Natalie Lin performing with KINETIC

This weekend, KINETIC, the conductorless ensemble, begins its third season with “Duos, Dances, & Divertimenti,” a program featuring music by Béla Bartók, Olli Mustonen, and Einojuhani Rautavaara. Ahead of that concert, hear from the group’s founder and Artistic Director Natalie Lin in the sound portrait above, where she talks about how she plans for KINETIC seasons, her favorite concert thus far, and what this weekend’s performance will be all about. You can also hear more from Natalie in this episode of Music in the Making, and more about her personal experiences in moving to the United States from New Zealand in this DiverseCity segment.

“Duos, Dances, & Divertimenti” will be on October 15th at 5 PM at the MATCH.

Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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