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Jun-Ching Lin And Renata Knific On 30 Years Of Music-Making, Friendship


Over the past several years, Jun-Ching Lin, the assistant concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, has been a welcome presence in the west Michigan region as a performer and educator. 

Most recently, he performed as the soloist in Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, Op 19 with the Kalamazoo Philharmonia, then joined the Merling Trio to perform a program of chamber music. 

The Merling Trio

2015 marks 30 years of friendship between Jun-Ching Lin and the members of the Merling Trio. Violinist RenataKnific and Jun-Ching preview a program unified by the theme of friendships. It includes music of Brahms, C. Curtis-Smith, and Dvorak. 

Cara Lieurance covers local music with live morning interviews, and produces WMUK's Let's Hear It weekday mornings at 10 am Mon-Fri, showcasing local interviews and performances. She also produces The Pure Drop, an hour of Celtic music, with musician Dave Marlatt.
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