Qing Lin - Principle oboe of German Tempus Konnex Modern Chamber Orchestra, Faulty of Hochschule für Musik und Theater
Lin Qing, the first prize winner of the 33rd IDRS International Double Reed Society Gillet-Fox Oboe competition in 2013; the principle oboist of German Tempus Konnex Modern Chamber Orchestra as well as the guest principle Oboist of Italian Milanskara Grand Theatre. The only Chinese student of Maurice Bourgue. He currently teaches at die Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" in Germany and the Xi'an Conservatory of music in China.
Qing began to play oboe at the age of 10 with his uncle Chen Zhonghui, who was an Professor of Fujian Art Vocational College. He was admitted into the Xi'an Conservatory of Music in 2001 for bachelor degree. After graduation in 2005, He attended the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a full scholarship, studied with Prof. Yiu Song Lam to complete profession diploma. While studying, he was the principle oboist of the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts Orchestra. He achieved his first Master Degree to study with Professor Maurice Bourgue at Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève in 2007. Later on, he completed his second Master Degree in soloist with Professor Jean-louis Capezzali at Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne. In 2013, he successfully obtained the Maisterklasse Diploma at Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" Leipzig, studied with Prof. Nick Deutsch where he had a fellowship. Two years later, he began to teach at the Hochschule till now.
While being in Europe, he worked with many famous orchestras and top conductors and musicians. Such as, he worked with Milanskara Theater in Italy, conducted by Maestro Riccardo Chailly and the piano played by Martha Argerich and Radu Lupu. In late 2008, he worked with Sir.Simon Rattle the Brahms Symphony at Zurich. In July 2006, he participated the PMF Pacific International Music Festival and was praised by Maestro Valery Gergiev.
Qing has been very busy for giving Masterclasses, personal recitals, chamber music performances and symphony concerts around the world. He is prize winner for many international competitions. In 2013, he won the First prize of the 33rd IDRS International Association Gilet-Fox Oboe competition in the United States. In 2011, he won the second prize of ADRA International Oboe Competition. In 2010, he was the semi-finalist in Geneva International Oboe competition in Switzerland.