Conductors

Dr. Hui-Mei Lin
林慧美 (Hui-Mei Lin), pianist, received her Master’s degree from the Juilliard School and Doctoral of Musical Arts degree from City University of New York Graduate School. As the winner of the Artists International Competition, she made her solo debut at the Weill Recital Hall at the Carnegie Hall. Concert tours have taken her to Canada, Italy, Taiwan, and various cities in the U. S. She was described by the New York Times as “an excellent pianist throughout” and the Taiwan News as “powerful and sensitive pianist.” Her media broadcasts include solo and chamber music performances on WQXR, PBS, Taiwan Television and China Broadcasting Company. She has performed solo and chamber recitals in many concert series including The Chaminade club, Caramoor Music Festival, Friends of Music in Stamford, NY, The Steinway Society of the Bay Area, California, Wesleyan University, Smith College, Sarah Lawrence College, and Connecticut College. Most recently she performed at Virginia Tech University and gave a piano master class.

Dr. Lin has worked with singers in vocal studios, opera workshops, and recitals. She studied conducting at the Conducting Institute at the Westminster Choir College, and many workshops for choral directors at various choral festivals. Dr. Lin is currently a faculty member of the Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, the Director of Music at the Briarcliff Congregational Church where she directs four choirs. She enjoys working with the Chinese choir, for it brings her back to her roots. Mostly she loves watching how much the members enjoy singing in their mother tongue.

Mr. Peter Frost
Peter Frost, tenor, has performed with the Hartt Touring Opera in Connecticut, and the California Opera Center at Notre Dame College in California. As an actor-singer, he has appeared in musicals in summer stock, dinner theaters and regional theaters, as well as many dramatic plays with the Bluestone Actors Project, a professional repertory company based in Westchester County, New York.

Peter had been a theater/choral teacher in both public and independent schools for 20 years. For five years he was the Director of Music for the Children’s Aid Society Chorus where his Chamber Choir and Senior Choir performed in Carnegie Hall with Mandy Patinkin, The Rainbow Room with Donna Murphy, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Waldorf Astoria and Radio City Music Hall. The Senior Choir won numerous awards in various choral festivals under his direction.

As a composer, his choral pieces are published by GIA publications of Chicago and Santa Barbara Music Publishing of California. One of his publications, RR Crossings is under the “Robert J. Ward Choral Series,” and recorded by The Ohio State University Women’s Glee Club.

Peter is currently the Director of Music at the First Presbyterian Church in Mahopac, NY, and a faculty member at the Cortlandt School of Performing Arts in Croton-on-Hudson. He also has a private voice and piano studio in Hawthorne and Mahopac. Please visit Peter's website at www.Peterfrostmusic.com.