B i o g r a p h y
Linlin Uta - 雅楽林林
is an artist and an educator with a hope of delivering classical music to various ages and locations through performances and education.
As an artist, she has performed at different venues in the U.S. and in Japan. She was invited to perform as a guest pianist at the Past, Present, and Future Concert in 2013. In the summer of 2013, she was also invited to perform a solo recital at the Huss Gallery in Evanston, IL. Linlin has had the honor to perform at the Noontime Concert Series sponsored by ARK Ensemble and Korean American Community Services in 2013, 2014, and 2015. She also had an honor to perform at the Senior Honor's Convocation at the Lake Forest Presbyterian Church in 2016. She was invited by the Mozart Club to perform a solo recital in the summer of 2017 in James Town, NY. She has appeared as the soloist to perform Chopin Concerto No.2 with Houghton Symphonic Orchestra in 2018. And, she has performed Solo recitals and Collabin Tokyo, Japan in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2022.
As an educator, Linlin has worked as an intern at the Piano Camp at Music Institute of Chicago, teaching piano and music theory in 2015. She was an adjunct faculty for class piano at James Madison University in 2021. She is currently the chair of music theory for Harrisonburg Music Teachers Association and an adjunct faculty at James Madison University.
Linlin double majored in Music and Politics with a minor in International Relations at Lake Forest College where she graduated with magna cum laude honors and received the Lorraine D. and H. Randall Heath Senior Prize in Music. She has a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton University, NY, where she attended as a scholarship recipient and studied with Dr. William Newbrough. She is currently pursuing DMA in Piano Performance, Pedagogy and Literature with Dr. Gabriel Dobner.