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Percussionist Lin Wei-chen is a top prize winner in competitions worldwide, including First Prize of the Italy PAS International Percussion Competition and CML International Marimba Artist Competition, Taiwan Young Star and Laureate of The First Classical Music International Internet-Festival in Moscow Russia. Lin was awarded the Boston University Honors Award twice and was awarded the lifelong membership of the National Music Honor Society Pi Kappa Lambda in 2014.
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is director of and clinical professor of Medical Humanities at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. A native of Denmark, she received her master's degree in English and Ancient Greek from the University of Copenhagen. After emigrating to the US and obtaining her PhD, she held a faculty position in the Boston University Honors Program before going to the University of Arizona().
ANDY C. CHIOU, 2005, Adjunct Professor of Engineering and Technology. Boston University Honors Program in Medicine, B.A., M.D.; Boston University School of Public Health, M.D., M.P.H.; Boston University School of Medicine, M.D.As a composer, he has received commissions from many colleagues, the Time's Arrow New Music Ensemble, and ALEA III, where his piece Light and Dark (a.k.a. Waves of Oaxaca: Reflections on Luis Pagan) was conducted by Gunther Schuller. He received the Boston University Honors Award for composition, was inducted into the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honors Society, and participated in the Summer Institute for Contemporary Piano Performance. A commission to set an original children's story by Talia Etedgee for narrator, flute, and piano, has yielded the creation of Molly the Magnificent! which has been performed at St. John's United Methodist Church in Dedham, New England Conservatory, and various Boston elementary schools. Eighty-two FAME Scholars have now graduated from high school, the first in 1999, and 100% of those students have gone on to attend college. FAME Scholars have attended prestigious universities across the country, including Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, George Washington University, Duke University, Spelman College, Vanderbilt University, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston University Honors College, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Students have majored in areas such as medicine, business, accounting, law, Japanese, communications, and engineering. Forty of these scholars have already graduated from college and are thriving in their chosen professions as teachers, financial advisors, marketing consultants, community outreach organizers, government administrators. Some are even pursuing graduate degrees. These students haven taken full advantage of the opportunity they have been given and have put their education to good use.