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Career Highlights

  • An Artist on iTunes
  • Recently signed as artist on Coolsprings Records
  • Music played on International Space Station 2006
  • Dove Award Nominee for Instrumental Artist for 2000
  • Best selling Instrumental Artist in Christian Music
  • Recorded with the London Festival Orchestra, The Nashville String Machine, and the Don Marsh orchestra
  • Steinway Artist
  • ASCAP Awards recipient
  • Music featured in GTE national radio commercial
  • Performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Africa, Hong Kong, Korea
  • Internationally known as a Handbell clinician and arranger of over 50 published titles
  • Past President of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers

Discography

  • Rhapsody of Christmas I (2007)
  • Rhapsody of Christmas II (2008)
  • Worship Collage (2006 Cool Springs Records)
  • Reflections (2005)
  • Rhapsody of Christmas (2003)
  • Rhapsody of Love (2001)
  • Moments With the Savior (1999 Brentwood Records)
  • A World of Praise (1998 Brentwood Records)
  • Symphony of Praise II (1996 Brentwood Records)
  • Symphony of Praise I, (1995 Brentwood Records)
  • A Hymnworks Christmas (1993 Brentwood Records)
  • Hymnworks II (1992 Brentwood Records)
  • Hymnworks I (1991 Brentwood Records)

Special Performances

  • Gaither’s Praise Gathering
  • Crystal Cathedral International Women’s Conference
  • Christian Booksellers Association Expo
  • National Religious Broadcasters
  • Swan’s Place Television show
  • 100 Huntley Street Television show- Toronto, Canada
  • Concert honoring Ruth Graham (Mrs. Billy Graham)
  • Concert honoring Lt. Governor of Vancouver, B.C.
  • Performances with members of the Houston Ballet Orchestra, Knoxville Symphony, Naples. Philharmonic, Tulsa Philharmonic. Linda’s Orchestra and handbell arrangements have been performed by major orchestras including the Boston Pops, Detroit Symphony, and Cleveland Orchestra
  • Articles in Presbyterian Today, National newspapers
  • Album reviews in numerous Christian periodicals
  • Music is played regularly on Inspirational radio
  • Profile on Billy Graham’s "Decision Today" radio program
  • Profile on Moody Broadcasting "Prime Time America

A Word from Linda

I sincerely hope that as you progress through this website, I may reflect a strong witness to my Christian faith and be an encouragement to you through my recordings on CD, or through the keyboard music and orchestrations that are now available from these recordings for you to perform.

About LInda

Linda grew up in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, in a very musical family and started playing the piano at the age of four. As a 2nd grader, Linda remembers accompanying her 2nd grade class for their Christmas program. Unusual as it might seem, she loved to practice, play by ear, compose her own melodies, and had a real passion to express her young Christian faith through the hymns and choruses of the church.
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