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Victor Lin

August 19, 2022 at 12:30 pm

New York City’s finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays on the Upper Terrace. Find the full schedule here.

Victor Lin

Kenny Barron Trained, Columbia University Instructor

“One of the foremost keepers of the flame in jazz today.” - Jack Kleinsinger, Highlights In Jazz

A former student of jazz legend Kenny Barron, Dr. Victor Lin is happy to have been a part of the Piano in Bryant Park series since it began in 2004.  As both a pianist and a violinist, Victor has performed at venues throughout NYC such as The Blue Note, Flushing Town Hall, The Asia Society, and The Knickerbocker. Victor is currently an instructor at Columbia University and the director of the jazz department at The Calhoun School on the upper west side of Manhattan, where he has taught for the last 15 years.  With a doctorate in music education from Teachers College and a master’s degree in jazz studies from Rutgers, Victor is a passionate believer in the power of music performance and education to impact and influence society in a positive manner.

*Sing-A-Long August 18th (Th)

Thank you for the music!

Many thanks to Sam Ash Music Stores for their support through the years.

Pianist Frank Owens sits at the piano in Bryant Park NYC with a crowd of listeners.