San-yi Lin holds degrees a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine, as well asMasters ofMusic Degree in Violin Performance from Boston University School of Fine Arts. Ms. Lin received her Suzuki training with Vera McCoy-Sulentic, Carol Sykes, Alice Joy Lewis, and Kimberly Meier-Sims. She is currently the String Department Chair at the Suzuki School in Newton. She is currently the Principal Second Violin with the Waltham Symphony Orchestra. String Department Chair since 2001.