Owner, Principal and Singing teacher of Bel Canto Singing & Music Academy in Rockhampton and Emu Park for 20 years.
Linda studied at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University for five years majoring in Music and Vocal studies. Linda has enjoyed a variety of performance opportunities. Highlights include singing on the “Roy & H.J. Show” during the 2000 Melbourne Olympics and again during their Anniversary Special in 2001.
Linda was the invited local artist to solo and duet with Rob Guest, Australia’s “Phantom of the Opera”, in 2005. She performed in Opera Queensland’s Rockhampton production of “La Boheme” in 2014 with other talented Rockhampton singers. In 2004 Linda was one of the Top 10 Finalists in “The 4th MusicOz Awards” for Best Classical Artist, an awards event for unsigned and independent artists in Australia. She was one the Top 5 Finalists in the Talent Quests Australia in 2013.
Linda was a regular guest artist for the Central Queensland University’s “Opera Under the Stars”, “Opera in the Bullring”, “Stars Under the Stars”, and “Night at the Proms” in the 2000’s. In 2018 Linda performed with the Rockhampton Symphony Orchestra in their inaugural “Night of the Prom’s” under the baton of Conductor Patrick Pickett of the Queensland Pops Orchestra.