Linda Murray, a Powell native, holds a B.S. and M.S. in Entomology from the University of Wyoming, where she studied cello with Dr. David Tomatz, played in the University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, and sang soprano in the Choral Union.
Linda has played in the Northwest Civic Orchestra since 1975, was a member of the Billings Symphony for ten years, co-directed the Yellowstone Youth Orchestra, and is the cellist in the Shoshone Trio and Sunlight String Quartet.
Linda also plays the piano, organ, accordion, guitar, flute, recorder, and English handbells. She serves as Music Director at her church, directing the Chancel Choir and the Chesarek Bell Choir, as well as ringing solo handbells. At Powell Middle School and High School, Linda is the piano accompanist for four choirs.
She believes that learning is a lifelong joy, and that music is best shared with people of all ages.