Born in Shantou, Canton Province, in 1996, Zhiye Lin started to play piano at the age of 7. In 2011, he won the “Excellent performance” prize in the concerto competition of the Middle School affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the 1st prize of V Category in the Third Piano Competition of NIHON Piano Association in Tokyo, Japan.
He also got the 2nd prize at 2014 Concurso Internacional de Piano“Villa de Xabia”; the Melvin Stecher and Norman Horowitz 2nd prize of One-Piano, Four Hands Ensemble in 2016; the 8th New York International Piano Competition; the 1st prize of 2018 High Point University Piano Competition in North Carolina; the 1st prize of 2019 West Virginia International Piano Competition.
He performed at The Kennedy Center, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, He Lvding Hall, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall and Ningbo Concert Hall.
He he received Ende Niu Piano Major Scholarship (2009), the People Scholarship of Shanghai Music Middle School Affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory Of Music (2010-2015), and Yamaha Music Scholarship (2016).
In 2007, he started his studies at the Middle School affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music with Ting Zhou.
He earned his Bachelor’s degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the direction of Haesun Paik and is currently pursuing his master degree at The Juilliard School under the direction of Hung-Kuan Chen.
L. van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101
L. Godowsky: “Die Fledermaus” from Symphonische Metamorphosen Johann Strauss’scher Themen
F.J. Haydn: Piano Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI: 32
F. Chopin: Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60
M. Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
F. Chopin: Préludes, Op.28
B. Bartók: Piano Sonata BB 88 (Sz. 80)
J. Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15