GL Piano Education
Singaporean pianist Dr. Lin Hengyue’s playing has been described as “High-spirited, warm-hearted, with feeling and sensitivity” by “The Straits Times”. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Oregon in the studio of Dr. Dean Kramer and Dr. Claire Wachter, with a supporting area in piano pedagogy. She received Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in piano performance under full scholarships from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory respectively. She is the prize winner of the 30th Washington International Young Artist Piano Competition, and has performed solo recitals and appeared in concert series at the United States Department of States, the Carnegie Hall, the Singapore Embassy in Washington D.C. and etc.
As a collaborative artist, Hengyue toured with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra in USA and Canada in February 2016. In August-September 2017, Hengyue and duo partner Wang Ji played a successful concert tour “Ballerinas” in Singapore and China, which received highly acclaimed reviews, and the duo has been performing regularly ever since in United States, China, Thailand, and Singapore. The duo was invited to perform “Yellow River Piano Concerto” in Esplanade organised by the Singapore-China Friendship Association in October 2019. Hengyue is also the Co-founder of ‘SG Inspirations’, a special new music initiative started in conjunction with Singapore’s jubilee celebration ‘SG50’. The project saw a successful concert premiering all new works by Singapore composers, and an album release in December 2015. In 2011, she performed with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Peabody Chorus for “Jeanne D’arc au bucher” under the baton of Marin Alsop in the Carnegie Hall and Meyerhoff Hall (Baltimore). Hengyue also worked as the school accompanist at the Peabody Institute and the University of Oregon.
As a music educator, Hengyue is the co-founder of GL Piano Education in Singapore. She was invited to teach at the Guangxi Arts University in China as a visiting professor in December 2018. She has also been conducting lectures and masterclasses regularly at the University of Oregon, as well as many music schools in the United States, China and Singapore. She was the Graduate Employee in Piano Pedagogy at the University of Oregon.