Tsujui Carrie Chin (金祖瑞) is a graduate of the National Taiwan Academy of Arts (now known as the National Taiwan University of Arts) with a major in sheng performance. From 1989 to 1993 she was a first-generation member of the Kaohsiung City Chinese Orchestra (KCCO), the first professional Chinese orchestra in southern Taiwan, with whom she performed more than 100 concerts and recorded three CDs. KCCO participated in the Asian Games Arts Festival in Beijing in 1990, the first Taiwanese Chinese Orchestra to officially visit mainland China. After living in the United States for several years, Carrie is honored to have performed with the Chinese Music Ensemble of New York (CMENY) since 2003, whose objective is to introduce the music of China to Western audiences, enriching the public and strengthening cross-cultural ties. With CMENY, Ms. Chin has performed at several prestigious venues including Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.