Amy Xin Yin

 

Xin proudly endorses Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets and holds a position as an elected member of the Percussive Arts Society International Committee. Her recent notable performances include appearances at the Percussive Arts Society’s International Convention, Internasonal de Percusion (Columbia), and the International Saxophone Symposium. She also showcased her talent as the soloist for the timpani concerto, Raise the Roof , at the 33rd Carolina Band Festival.

During her time as a principal performer in the Wind Symphony as a graduate student at the University of North Texas, Xin recorded several CDs, one of which received a Grammy nomination in the Best Orchestral Performance category. Currently pursuing her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of North Carolina Greensboro as a Teaching Assistant, Amy has been honored as a “Minerva Scholar,” the highest recognition for a doctoral student. Additionally, she is a nominee for the 2023 annual Outstanding Graduate Teaching Associate of the UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts.

As a creative writer in Chinese, her article “These Crazy Musicians” is included in the study-abroad advising book My U.S. Study Journal, published by the University of Science and Technology of China Press.

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