Two-time nominee for North Carolina Symphony's Swalin Outstanding Educator Award, Dr. Grace Lin Anderson has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician throughout North America and Europe, appearing at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Bargemusic, Aspen Music Festival where she was a member of the contemporary music ensemble in residence. An avid chamber musician, she has performed at international music festivals in Canada, France, Germany and the Netherlands. She has collaborated with members of the Juilliard faculty, and co-founded the former Tedesca Chamber Players in New York, whose performance of the Schubert String Quintet was televised on BBC.
A graduate of Harvard University and the Juilliard School, Anderson is committed to excellence in education. In 2005 she established Triad Chamber Music in North Carolina. As artistic director she has produced a concert series featuring internationally renowned guest artists such as the former Bernard Greenhouse, the founding cellist of the Beaux Trio and her principal mentor. She has also offered audiences in the Triad region free public masterclasses, and the opportunity for young musicians to play chamber music through the Young Performers Workshop.
In recent years, she has performed recitals and chamber music concerts at the Eastern Music Festival, in Pasadena and Los Angeles, in Cape Cod, and collaborated with Grammy-winning tap dancer Savion Glover at Wake Forest University's Secrest Artists Series.
Dr. Anderson has taught cello and chamber music at UNC Charlotte, UNC School of the Arts Summer Institute, Mallarmé Youth Chamber Orchestra in Chapel Hill, and in addition to directing the Young Performers Workshop, she directs the annual Labor Day Weekend Cello Retreat at her home in Winston Salem.