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Ching-Ping Lin

Ching-Ping Lin
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  • Faculty, Oscar Peterson School of Music


Strings, Double Bass

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts in Double Bass Performance (Soochow University, Taiwan)
  • Master of Music in Double Bass Performance (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, USA)
  • Artist Diploma Program in Double Bass Performance  (The Glenn Gould School, Toronto, Canada)

Ching-Ping Lin was born in Taiwan. She began her musical studies on the piano at the age of seven and later added the double bass at age sixteen. Her primary double bass teachers included Da-O Rau, James VanDemark and Joel Quarrington.

Ms. Lin was the double bass member of  Asian Youth Orchestra, under the baton of Yehudi Menuhin. She has held the position of the Principal Double bass in National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and has given the double bass lessons to grade 3-12 students  among many music schools in Taiwan. She was also a recipient of Graduate Award from Eastman School of Music.

Not only has Ms. Lin performed in many master classes, she also participated in teaching training courses such as the Principle teaching techniques at the Ohio State University and Suzuki teacher training  in Rochester, NY, Oberlin, OH , Phoenix , AZ  and Toronto Canada.

Ms. Lin continues to actively pursue her passion for double bass as a teacher, exploring the link between pedagogy and performance. As a teacher she has supported students who have been recipients of the highest marks awarded at TSYO, Kiwanis Festival of Toronto, OMFA (Ontario Music Festival Association), and The Royal Conservatory Examinations.  As an active and versatile freelancer she has played with the Sinfornia Toronto, North York Chamber Orchestra, Cast Philharmonic, Toronto Taiwanese Chamber Orchestra and TaiwanFest Symphony Orchestra.

Ching-Ping is the double bass instructor at Claude Watson School of the Arts, Havergal College and Earl Haig Secondary School. She is a certified RCM Advanced Specialist – Double Bass, Advanced Specialist - Piano and Advanced Specialist – Theory designations as well as a registered Suzuki Double Bass teacher. 
Ching-Ping Lin has been on the faculty of the Royal Conservatory since 2015.