Faculty Recital with Natalie Campbell and Yi-Chun Lin
Date: May 3, 2018
Times: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Augustana Chapel of Reconciliation
Ticket Info: Free and Open to the Public
Augustana Voice Instructor Natalie Campbell and Violin Instructor Yi-Chun Lin present a Faculty Recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Chapel of Reconciliation. The event is free and open to the public.
About Natalie Campbell
Natalie Campbell currently teaches voice at Augustana University and the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota. She holds a Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from the University of South Dakota, where she studied with Dr. Brandon Hendrickson. While at USD, she was the winner of the university’s annual concerto competition and performed the roles of Dido in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Monica in Menotti’s The Medium. She also received a B.M. in Piano and Vocal Music Education from Houghton College in New York, and has pursued graduate studies in Piano and Chamber Music at Rice University in Houston, Texas.
As an educator, Natalie has taught elementary and middle school vocal music, has served as associate director for the Tucson Girl’s Chorus, and maintains a private voice studio. As a vocalist, she has performed with several ensembles, including Cantare Houston, Mercury Baroque, the South Dakota Chorale, and The Rose Ensemble. As a soloist, Natalie has performed as part of the Sacred Arts Series at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Vivaldi’s Gloria, Fauré’s Requiem, and Mozart’s Coronation Mass, the role of Adina in Donizetti’s L’elixir d’amore with the Sounds of South Dakota, Orff’s Carmina Burana with Mount Marty College in Yankton, Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms with the Southwest Minnesota Orchestra. This spring she will solo with the Sioux County Oratorio Chorus in Haydn’s Missa brevis and a Midwest premiere of Shawn Kirchner’s Songs of Ascent.
About Yi-Chun Lin
A native of Taipei, Taiwan, violinist, violist, and pianist Yi-Chun Lin has served as concertmaster of orchestras in New York, Taiwan, and music festivals worldwide. She has performed as soloist with the Texas Music Festival Orchestra, the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan, and the Akademische Orchester at the Gewanhaus concert hall in Leipzig. As the Associate Principal Second Violin at the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, she is also a passionate music educator and chamber musician.
Along with her quartets in the past, she has performed on WQXR radio station in New York, won the bronze medal at Fischoff competition, and received chamber music residency from various programs, such as the Banff Music Festival. Ms. Lin received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in violin performance from the Manhattan School of Music and the Mannes College in New York. In 2015, she received her doctorate from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Among the musicians who are important to her life, violinist Lucie Robert and Aaron Berofsky were mentors to her musical and inspirational journey. With a curious mind, Ms. Lin constantly looks for new dimensions in music through different types of musical and art projects.