Linda Strommen


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Welcome to my website - A journey of my life and work as an artist, musician and teacher. May you find your visit to be uplifting, inspiring and informative. Please also visit me in person at the events or make a trip to the Indiana University Jacobs School.


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Linda Strommen will be giving a lecture, "Becoming Our Own Best Teacher as an Artist", at the 2024 International Double Reed Society Conference at Northern Arizona University, Kitt School of Music, Flagstaff, Arizona, Monday, July 22nd, 2:30 p.m. Room 127.


Linda Strommen will be teaching at the Interlochen Arts Camp from June 22nd through July 13th, 2024. She will also be teaching Master Classes at the Southern Oboe Intensive in Birmingham, AL, July 7-9, 2024.


Linda Strommen is featured on the Reed Talk podcast "Episode 19", along with hosts, Courtney Miller and Margaret Marco. Released November 2021.


Indiana University Jacob's Oboe Studio news: Six recent Indiana University Jacobs School Oboe Studio graduates won playing and teaching positions in 2022 and 2024, and four obtained positions in each year of 2020 and 2021, and seven in 2019.


In May 2019, Linda Strommen received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She addressed the graduates, students and community at the live streamed CIM Honors Convocation Ceremony


The new international book 'Understanding the Oboe Reed' by Graham Salter with an American Reed Contribution by Elaine Douvas and Linda Strommen, was published by Bearsden Music, England in August 2018; the second edition in 2022. It is available through TrevCo Music. It is an exciting resource and it will change your life and reed making! (For more information please see Selected Teaching Materials).


Eric Ewazen's second concerto "Hold Fast Your Dreams" for oboe and piano, and oboe and wind ensemble has been published by Theodore Presser Company as of February 2013. Eric Ewazen has orchestrated the second concerto for oboe and full orchestra, and the newest orchestration is currently available. For more information see Selected Teaching Materials.


“Linda Strommen recorded Eric Ewazen's second concerto "Hold Fast Your Dreams" with Angela Park, piano, in August 2014 and  A Summer's Journey for Oboe, Soprano, and Piano; “Autumn Night” for Oboe and Piano in Summer 2023 with Kevin Murphy, Aram Arakelyan, pianists; Tifanny Choe, Soprano. Recording Engineers Adam Abeshouse, D. James Tagg. To be released in 2024 - 2025.