Violinist Makes Grand Return To Green Bay Stage


By Patty Murray | September 19, 2018

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  • Wayne Lin plays the violin at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

Wayne Lin plays the violin at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. (Photo courtesy of UW-Green Bay Office of Marketing and University Communication)

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Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is marking its 25th Anniversary this season. It will celebrate the milestone with Green Bay native son Wayne Lin, who played a violin solo when the venue opened in 1993.  He was just 11 years old at the time.

Eleven year-old Wayne Lin performs at the Weidner Center's debut performance in 1993.

Eleven year-old Wayne Lin performs at the Weidner Center’s debut performance in 1993. (Photo Courtesy of the Weidner Center.)

Now, The Julliard School graduate and Associate Concertmaster of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra returned home to mark the occasion.

Lin was joined on stage for the “silver anniversary” performance by Broadway performers Brad Little and Jessica Tyler-Wright. They have also previously graced the Weidner’s stage.

Patty Murray

Patty Murray hasn’t seen it all quite yet, but is working toward that goal in her position as Wisconsin Public Radio’s reporter based in Northeastern Wisconsin. 
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