Second Prize: 2014
25-year old Steven Lin, started his studies at the Juilliard Pre-College Division in New York on a full scholarship at the age of ten with Yoheved Kaplinsky. Steven earned both Bachelor and Master Degrees at the Juilliard School, under the guidance of Robert McDonald and Matti Raekallio and currently continues his studies with Robert McDonald. Mr. Lin won 3rd prize at the 2012 William Kapell International Competition, 1st prize at the 2012 Juilliard School’s Gina Bachauer Piano Competition, and 1st prize at the 2008 International Tang Dynasty Piano Competition in New York. He has performed in recitals in France, Ireland, Korea, Japan, and the United States.