Associate Conductor, Singapore National Youth Orchestra
Lin Juan works closely with musicians of the Singapore National Youth Sinfonia, preparing them for the challenging and rewarding journey ahead in the Singapore National Youth Orchestra.
As a student Juan was Principal Cellist of the Singapore National Youth Orchestra (2000-2002), and later on with the orchestras of the Royal Northern College of Music, where he graduated with both Bachelor's and Master's degrees.
He regularly freelances as section cellist with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra; as Principal Cellist he also regularly freelances with the Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra, The Philharmonic Orchestra, and Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, among other ensembles.
Juan has been featured in solo appearances that has seen him collaborate with groups as diverse as The Philharmonic Orchestra, re:mix, Ding Yi Music Company, The Arts Fission Company and Wild Rice. He is also active in chamber music performances, appearing regularly with established Singaporean and international musicians.
Working with young people is a central part of Juan’s musical life. In addition to his work with the Singapore National Youth Orchestra, he is also a cello lecturer at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and conducts the Raffles Institution String Ensemble as its music director.