Shu Yu Lin


June 8, 2015 last update


2013- 2015 Stanford University, CA, USA M.A. in Music, Science and Technology, Center For Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, Department of Music

2009- 2013 National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan B.A. in Music Theory Composition, Department of Music

Prizes and Honors

2015 “Field Recording, Composition and Performance for Ecology Conservation in Patagonia, Chile”- received Field Research Travel Grant from the Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford University

2012 “Sarumaenan ta”- for SATB and percussion (conga, chu and zhu tong) received third prize for 4th Taiwanese Aboriginal Choral Festival “Senasena-I”

2012 “Footprints of Dream”- for piano was selected to “Sound Exchange” Shanghai Conservatory of Music and National Taiwan Normal University teachers’ and students’ piano composition recital and performance

2010 “Lonely Goose”- for SATB and piano, received second prize of Irvine Chinese Chorus Competition

2009 Overseas Compatriot Affairs Commission of Taiwanese government scholarship

Teaching Experience

2011- 2012 Belize School of Music summer camp, Belize City, Belize, Central America

Performance Experiences

2014 participated in Universal Synchrony Vol. 2 as an electronics musician, performed with electronics musician and acoustics musician from Stanford, New York and Michigan using internet 2 to perform as an ensemble

2009- 2013 participated in National Taiwan Normal University Symphonic Band as flutist and performed both indoor and outdoor settings in various locations both local and international

Other Experiences

2014- present Goggles Optional scientific podcast sound editor

2012-2013 Overseas Chinese Culture and Education Foundation volunteer

2012 NTNU Alumni Association class editor

2012 national undergraduate music entrance examination National Concert Hall examination room staff

2011 National Day “October Celebration” returning compatriots service station contact staff member

2011 participated as an extra in the film “Count Down 365 Days”

2010 participated in the research “Music Therapy for Emotion Regulation of College Students”, conducted by music therapist Ye Chun Chien

2010 National Taiwan Normal University First Popular Music Contest “A Bo Le” equipment team staff

2009 “International Student Creative Calligraphy Contest”- received popularity award

2008 piano major, composition elective at Interlochen Summer Camp, Interlochen Art School, Michigan, U.S.A

List of Current Works (full list provided upon request)

Music Composition

2015 Delusion, 7 min for double bass and electronics Premiere: June 9, CCRMA Stage, Stanford University

Coexistence, 6 min Multichannel 3rd order ambisonic composition for 3D surround systems Premiere: May 2015 CCRMA Spring Concert More Bing for Your Buck, Bing Studio, Stanford University

2014 Saxophone Quartet No. 1, 10 min for soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones

Imagery of Five Elements- Water, 3min for electronics Premiere: Oct 2014 CCRMA Transition annuel concert, CCRMA courtyard, Stanford University

Brass Quintet No. 2, 3 min for trumpet I, trumpet II, F horn, trombone and tuba

Somewhere in Between- Mvt I, 3min for trumpet I, trumpet II, F horn, trombone, tuba and electronics

Woodwind Quintet No. 1, 5 min For flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, F horn, bassoon

Imagery of Five Elements, 5 min For electronics Premier : May 2014 CCRMA Spring Concert, CCRMA Stage, Stanford University

Installation Art

2014 Notice the Unnoticed Projection installation for a corner and electronics Premiere : CCRMA, Stanford University

Psychoacoustics Studies

2014 The effect of arch-shaped pitch contour on listener’s preference towards melodic phrase structure A behavioral study

2015 Audio-visual mismatch negativity elicited in musicians with different musical practices An electroencephalography study

Music History Study

2014 What is Chinese Music?- New Perspective of Chinese Music

Computer Application 2014 Poke Mochi Pitch detection interactive game

Music Instruments

Piano- main instrument, 19 years of experience

Flute- second instrument, 8 years of experience


Mandarin- native

English- near native

Spanish- beginner

Programming Languages

experience in Java and C++

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