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Biographical Sketches

Linda Yeo

Young Artist Competition Soloist, Bass Trombone (1997)

Now completing her senior year at Lexington High School, bass trombonist Linda Yeo has participated in Massachusetts Music Educator’s Association Northeast District bands and orchestras each year since 1992. She was a member of the Massachussetts All-State Orchestra in 1995, 1996, and 1997. This past March she performed in the 1997 Music Educator’s National Conference All-Eastern Honors Orchestra in Baltimore, Maryland. At Lexington High School, she has for the last four years been a member of the wind ensemble, concert band, pep band, orchestra, jazz ensemble, brass ensemble, and chorus.

Linda was a winner of the 1997 Lexington High School Orchestra concerto competition and has also performed as a soloist with the Lexington High School Wind Ensemble. In 1996, she participated in the Second Annual Hamamatsu (Japan) Wind Instrument Academy and Festival where whe was chosen as the only trombinist to perform in the student solo debut concert.

With her musical family, which includes her parents and younger sister (all brass players), Linda has performed brass quartet concerts in many churches, camps, and schools. She was a presenter at the 1996 Boston Music Education Collaborative teacher in-service held at Tanglewood. Her teachers have included her father, Boston Symphony Orchestra bass trombonist Douglas Yeo, and Canadian trombone soloist Alain Trudel.

Linda has been accepted to the Wheaton College (IL) Conservatory of Music where she will enroll as a bass trombone performance major later this year.

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