Pin Chen
PYSO Sinfonia Conductor

Pin Chen began studying the violin with her father at the age of six and has been teaching private violin and viola lessons since she was 14 years old. She graduated at the top of her class with a Master of Music degree in Music Education with a Conducting Specialization at Colorado State University, Fort Collins and received her Bachelor of Music degree in instrumental and general music education with Department Honors from Northwestern University. Ms. Chen is the Vice President of String Education of the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association and is Orchestra Director at Arcadia High School, which boasts one of the largest school orchestra programs in the state. She is the President and Founder of Crescendo Young Musicians Guild, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization for music education, performance, and community service for youth of all socio-economic backgrounds in the LA area. Ms. Chen is listed in the Cambridge Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals and is an active member of the Music Teachers Association of California.