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Lin Wei-Chieh

Lin Wei-Chieh was born in Taichung, Taipei in 1982 and has studied with Wu Ting-Lien and Milton Babbitt. He has received commissions from a number of music groups at home and abroad, including National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra, Formosa Quartet, Ensemble Intercontemporain (France), Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (Canada), Alarm Will Sound (USA), Ensemble Phoenix (Switzerland), Ensemble Meitar (Israel), Ensemble Blauer Reiter (Germany), Ensemble Vertixe Sonora (Spain), Moscow Contemporary Orchestra (Russia), and Klangforum Wien (Austria). His works have been recognized with Honorable Mention at the 2011 Gaudeamus Muziek Prize, 2010 Literary and Artistic Creation Award of Taiwan Ministry of Education, 2011 National Taiwan Symphony Composition Award for distinctive commission, and the third place in the National Taiwan Symphony Composition Competition. Lin has participated in music festivals including the Domain Forget in Canada, Asian Composers League Music Festival, Manifeste/Acanthes@Ircam, Voix Nouvelles in Royaumont, and Darmstadt Summer Course in Germany.