Meet the musicians

Clara Szu-Yu Lin

Second violins - Academy
Clara Szu-Yu Lin, violin

Born in Taichung, Taiwan, in 1998, Clara Szu-Yu Lin initially studied violin with Gregory Lee, Cheng-Tu Szu and Vladimir Klochko. In 2014 she enrolled in the preparatory course for the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts, where Christian Dallinger was her teacher. From 2016, she continued her studies at the same academy in Leonid Sorokow’s class. From 2021 she studied for a master’s concert degree in violin with Albena Danailova, then with Sanghee Sania Cheong from 2022 onwards. She gathered her first orchestral experience in the Pacific Youth Orchestra Vienna (where she was also a section leader), the Junge Philharmonie Wien and the chamber orchestra Modus 21. In 2018 and 2019 she appeared as a soloist with the Soloist Chamber Orchestra MDW of the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts. She was section leader and concertmaster of the Valsassina Ensemble in Vienna. She forms a violin duo with her sister which has performed several times in Taiwan, among other locations. Starting in September 2023, Clara Szu-Yu Lin is a member of the Luxembourg Philharmonic Academy.