Taiwanese marimbist Chin Cheng Lin is recognized worldwide for possessing a talent of uncommon ability and as an exceptionally gifted artist, reflected in the numerous awards and effusive reviews he has received for both his live performances and recordings, as a result of Lin’s succession in marimba, he received a “ European Soloist Champion Award” in 2007, “Culture Outstanding Award” by the Taipei Representative Office in Belgium and Europe for promoting the Taiwanese arts and invited to perform for the Belgian Royal Family. Frequently praised for his musical and technical mastery, Mr. Lin is also lauded for his imaginative and illuminating interpretations of the marimba repertoire.
Mr. Lin teaches currently at the Leuven University College of Arts, MUDA Art High School and the Music Academy in Bornem.
Chin Cheng Lin is proud to be Adams Marimba Artist and Resta-Jay Signature Mallet Artist.
1st prize USO Concerto Competition 2008
1st prize European Soloist Championship in Birmingham UK 2007
3rd prize International Chamber Music Competition in Cracow, PL 2007
3rd prize Universal Marimba Competition in Belgium 2004
2nd prize Australian Percussion Eisteddfods in Canberra - Marimba Solo 2003
1st prize Australian Percussion Eisteddfods in Canberra - Marimba Duo 2003
1st prize Australian Percussion Eisteddfods in Sydney - Marimba Solo 2002
Artist Awards - Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium 2008
Audience awards - European Soloist Champion in Birmingham UK 2007
Best Marimba awards -European Soloist Champion in Bermingham, UK 2007
Young Talet prize - Universal Marimba Duo Competition in Belgium 2007
Young Talent prize - Universal Marimba Competition in Belgium 2004
Young Encouragement prize - Australian Percussion Eisteddfods in Sydney 2002