Born in Chicago, Kevin Lin began violin lessons at age six and transitioned to viola at age sixteen. Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree from Roosevelt University studying with Li-Kuo Chang and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at DePaul University studying with Rami Solomonow. Kevin spent the summer of 2016 in Ecuador traveling and concertizing. He previously attended the Hot Springs Music Festival and Manchester Music Festival. Kevin plays a viola by Johann Georg Thir.