Conductor Cui Linhan established herself as a sought-after artist after winning Second Prize in the Malko International Conducting Competition. Currently a doctoral candidate in orchestral conducting at Indiana University under the guidance of Arthur Fagen, she was a Dudamel Conducting Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the 2022/23 season. After completing her undergraduate degree at the Xinghai Conservatory of Music, she obtained her Master of Music degree at the Peabody Conservatory. During the 2019/20 season, she was appointed Conducting Fellow at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, serving as Marin Alsop’s assistant conductor. With natural expressivity at the core of her work, she has already led such ensembles as the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Korean Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire and Hong Kong Sinfonietta.