In year 2000, Yen Lin began to formally develop her natural musical talent. By 2006, she had achieved, with “Merit and Distinction”, her voice and piano Grade Eight Certification from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music and her vocal performance certificate from the Trinity Guildhall Examination Board. Being the Overall First Prize winner in the 2004 National Secondary School Singing Competition gained her a full scholarship at the Malaysian Institute of Art. In 2007, she graduated with a diploma in music and was recognized with the Best Student Award. During these 7 years, Yen Lin performed and won numerous prizes in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Tokyo. With this international accomplishment, Yen Lin transferred to the United States to continue her studies at Louisiana State University(LSU), where she was awarded a full scholarship and completed, magna cum laude for her Bachelor of Music in 2013 and 4.0 GPA for her Master of Music in 2015.
Yen Lin has performed principal roles with LSU Opera, LSU Opera Outreach, Opera Louisiané, Crescendo Summer Institute in Hungary, Opera Academy of California in San Francisco, Manhattan Opera Studio in New York, Angel Vocals Art and Repertory Opera Company in Los Angeles.
Yen Lin has eight years of teaching experience for all ages (5 – 65). She taught voice and piano at several music academies and Twintech International University College of Technology in Malaysia. She also taught at the After School music program at University Methodist Preschool of Excellence, and LSU Performing Arts Academy in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her teaching and performance experience has shaped who she is as a teacher. Teaching inspires and energizes her and she wants to devote her time to work with students and helping them to develop, express, and share their love of music with others.