Pianist Menghua Lin, born in Taiwan, began her piano studies at the age of four, and performed her first recital a year later.
She received her B.A. Degree from National Sun Yat-Sen University under Pan-An Chen, and her M.F.A. Degree from Carnegie Mellon University under Hanna Wu Li. She has performed in master classes of Earl Wild, Rebecca Penneys, John Perry, Ilana Vered, Enrique Graf and Sergei Schepkin. She has participated in numerous music festivals, including Chautauqua Institute, TCU Cliburn Institute, and Prague International Masterclasses. Winner of Yamaha Piano Competition, Keystone Piano Competition, Chautauqua Concerto Competition, she was also the Finalist of Carnegie Mellon Annual Concerto Competition.
She has performed extensively as soloist, and chamber musician. She performed the Grieg A Minor Piano Concerto in Chautauqua in 2004, and Bach D Minor Piano Concerto with Carnegie Mellon Baroque Ensemble in 2005. She has played in Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic as the Orchestra pianist since 2003. Currently, she studies with Nina Svetlanova at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.