LIN Yu-Ting (born 1951), is an erhu player, composer, and conductor. Born in Taipei. Graduated from the Architecture Program of the Tamkang College of Arts and Sciences (now Tamkang University) and the Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) from National Taiwan University. At the age of 12, he studied nanhu and gradually entered the field of composition and conducting. He had taught at the National Taiwan University of Arts for many years. He had served as the Chair of the Department of Chinese Music, President of General Affairs, President of Academic Affairs, and others in the university. He is currently employed as an honorary professor at National Taiwan University of Arts.
Lin successfully crossed the fields of Chinese music composition, conducting, performance, teaching, research and art administration. His works Joyful Chinese New Year, Celebration, The Rainbow Sleeves were selected as compulsory works for the National Student Competition of Music in Taiwan. He has won the Golden Tripod Awards in the category of Best Recording, and the Class A Academic Research Award from the National Science Council (now Ministry of Science and Technology). He was awarded the honorary titles of Outstanding Educator by the Ministry of Education, Outstanding Educator by the Taipei County Education Association, and Outstanding Educator by the National Taiwan University of Arts.
In his early years, he participated in the creation of the National Taiwan Academy of Arts Experimental Chinese Orchestra (now the National Chinese Orchestra Taiwan). He served as the Director of the National Chinese Orchestra and the Chairman of the Chinese Music Association, Taiwan, R.O.C. Lin is recognized as a master in championing Chinese music.