Charlie Lin began his musical studies at the age of six in Dallas, TX. He holds a BA in violin performance and biology from Northwestern University and a M.M. from the Thornton School of Music at USC. Lin is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Violin Performance at USC.
Primary teachers have included Glenn Dicterow, Gerardo Ribeiro, Jan Sloman, and Orit Bedar. Charlie Lin has performed in Japan as Principal Second Violinist with the Pacific Music Festival orchestra under the baton of Ken-David Masur and Lahav Shani as well as with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) under the baton of Jaime Martin.