Yuh-Pey Lin was born and grew up in Taiwan. She earned her Bachelor of Music in oboe performance with distinction from Eastman School of Music and a Masters degree from Rice University. She has received full-tuition scholarships for going to these schools. She has studied with Richard Killmer, Robert Atherholt, Rebecca Henderson and John DeJarnatt. In 2010, she earned a Doctor of Musical Arts in oboe performance at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Yuh-Pey won the Ladies Musical Club solo competition in 2003 and toured through Eastern Washington. She had an interview with George Shangrow and played live in "Live! By George" at classic KING-FM 98.1. She was also the first-prize winner in the Capital Area Youth Symphony Association's Concerto competition in Olympia, Washington. Her summer festival experiences have included Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Banff, American Institution of Musical Studies, Round Top, and Sarasota. Yuh-Pey is a freelancers around the Seattle area and has performed with Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Tacoma Symphony, Bellevue Philharmonic, and Chamber Music San Juans. She had been the NorthSounds Orchestra Director and accompanied the Bellevue Girl Choir in its inaugurated season. She currently teaches music in Northshore School District, coaches for Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra and plays the oboe in Spiritus Winds, a new wind quintet based in the Seattle area.