The Principal – Ms Vian Lin

Piano | Seed Music Program
Ms Vian is a classical pop pianist from China who immigrated to Australia in high school. At the age of 17, she won the Australian Yamaha Piano Competition and toured with well-known orchestras such as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. In 2011 with the Australian music greats to establish Harmonie Music Centre, committed to providing the high quality music education system, from six-month-old child’s music early teaching to 70-year-old adult music learning. She has created piano masterpieces, such as “Twin Cities Cities”.
She cooperated with well-known musicians and music grups, including Dami Im, Inspiration Orchestra, The Voive of China, Penny Dai, Wenwei Mo, Shanni Chen. Her solo piano performance was presented at the G20 Summit in Brisbane in 2013. As one of Australia’s outstanding young artists, she is currently employed by the Queensland Arts Performance Centre QPAC and Brisbane Festival and other major Australian arts centres, and she is dedicated to land Asian cultural works in Australian cities. She and her team have presented 80 large and small professional events home and abroad.
Vian Lin is a young pianist based in Brisbane, Australia who has established her own design LABEL .H. and founded one of the first asian music brand HARMONIE.
ZIXIN LIN, known as VIAN immigrated to Australia at the age of 14. During her high school studies at John Paul College (JPC) at Daisy Hills, she completed her Australia Music Examinations Board (AMEB) Grade 8 exam in Pianoforte and AMEB Musicianship (theory) Grade 6.

During her senior year at JPC, she competed with all the young pianists across the nation and was awarded 1st prize in Australia Yamaha Piano Competition (Under 18 group).Vian performed Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto #2 in C Minor with the Sydney Youth Symphony Orchestra at the famous Sydney Opera House.

After that, she represented Australia to compete at the International Strauss Piano Competition and she was awarded with 3rd place (Bronze Medal). Her music achievements were highly recognized by JPC and in return they awarded her Highest Achievement in Music. The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Faculty of Music also offered her an unconditional offer to study with Australia’s prestige pianists duo, AM MAX OLDING and PAMELA PAGE.
During her 4 years of Bachelor of Music major in piano performance studies, Vian formed a chamber music ensemble group, TRIO ISPIRATO, with violinist Evan Setiawan and cellist Grace Chang. They have competed with other chamber ensemble groups in 2005 and crowned the 1st prize. Trio Ispirato has performed venues such as Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Customs House, St John’s Cathedral and the Brisbane City Hall. Brisbane 4MBS Classical FM has broadcasted their live concerts for a number of times and a classical chamber music ensemble CD was released featuring Trio Ispirato with 3 selected works recorded.

Vian also accepted a contract with Sony/BMG (ASIA) in 2006 as a song/lyric composer and a music producer. She has worked with singers such as Karen Mok, Penny Tai and May Day just to name a few.

After the completion of her Bachelor of Music at UQ, Vian auditioned for Master of Music Therapy at UQ. Vian was one of the 5 people whom successful gained acceptance and offer in 2010 from the highly competitive audition with hundreds of candidates. During her music therapy studies, she explored the magic of music, how it heals, prevents and improves the individuals’ mental and physical health. She has practiced at PA Hospital, St John Nursing Home, Disability Service Queensland Down Syndrome and newborn baby centre – The Multicap Mt Gravatt Campus.

Her thesis ‘The more we sing together, the happier we are’ was selected as one of the presentation papers for the 2011 World’s Music Therapy Conference in Seoul, Korea. Vian represented Australia to show the world her investigation in how music therapy promotes individual’s health in the elderly group. The thesis was selected and published in Korea and America.

In the year of 2012, her dream came true as she organised and held four national tour concerts in Australia that consisted of international pop stars and made a name for HARMONIE as a music brand representing LOVE, MUSIC and PASSION.

Her endless passion for music education, music production and music therapy will be shown in her work and her dedications in her teaching and publications.

My son has been taking piano and guitar lessons for more than a year. He loves his teachers and I can tell that they really care about my kid too. Harmonie music centre is wonderful and I highly recommend.

Louise Flores / parent

The school has everything that children need for successful achievement: professional teachers, annual concerts , AMEB materials,  music sheets, friendly staffs who are very nice and kind, and ready to help at any time.

Diana Jones / parent

I am most grateful that my son's guitar teacher not only makes learning fun and shares his knowledge, but his passion for music as well. I could not have found a better place for him to learn guitar.

Martin Wood / parent

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