- Artist-Lecturer in flute
- flute Pedagogy
- flute Literature
Linda Ganus is a native of Midland, Michigan. She was a National Merit Scholar, and received her Bachelor of Music degree with High Distinction from the University of Michigan as a flute performance major, studying with Keith Bryan and Judith Bentley, as well as Alexander Murray during summer university level sessions at the Interlochen Music Camp. While at the University of Michigan, she received the Earl V. Moore and James B. Angell awards for scholastic and performing excellence. Post-graduate study includes one year of study toward the Master of Music degree at the University of Michigan, performing in the renowned Marcel Moyse Flute and Woodwind Classes, Graduate Seminars with James Pellerite (Indiana University) and Alexander Murray (University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana), and Contemporary Flute Techniques with Harvey Sollberger (Manhattan School of Music). She has also studied with Philip Kaplan (Boston Symphony, Emeritus), Nadine Asin (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), John Wion (New York City Opera) and Peter-Lukas Graf (Soloist, Switzerland).
Presently on the adjunct faculty at Moravian College and Lehigh University, Linda has also taught at the Spence School, Independent Schools Orchestras, and Bloomingdale House of Music in New York City, as well as at the Koniz Musikschule in Bern, Switzerland, where she lived for two years. She is a tenured member of the New York City Opera National Company, the Bach Festival Orchestra of Bethlehem, and the Lake George Opera Festival. Other professional engagements have included the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Bronx Arts Ensemble, New York Lyric Opera, Greater Bridgeport Symphony, and Stamford Chamber Orchestra, among others. Linda has performed in Broadway pit orchestras, recorded on the RCA and Dorian labels and enjoys freelancing on flute and piccolo in the New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania region.