Jennifer Lin

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This article is about the pianist born in 1990 in Florida. For the pianist born in 1973 in Taiwan, see Jenny Lin.

Jennifer Lin (born 1989 or 1990,[1] in Florida) is an American pianist. She is a student of the Yamaha Music Education System (YMES) and has been since she was four years old. She is also a student in the Junior Original Concert program.[2]

She found her major introduction to the public at large when a recording of her inspirational improv performance at the TED conference in Oldsmar, Florida, on February 27, 2004, was posted on TED.com in August 2006. She was 14 years old at the time.[3]

She has performed for Oprah and The Daily Show, among others. On The Oprah Winfrey Show, she composed a piece on the spot with five random music notes that Oprah chose.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jennings, Peter (March 5, 2004). "Person of the Week: Jennifer Lin". ABC News. Jennifer Lin, a 14-year-old pianist, was one of the guests at this year's TED Conference 
  2. ^ Yamaha
  3. ^ TED Talks: Jennifer Lin: Improvising on piano, aged 14

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