Linda M. Piatt

Viola, Violin Teacher

Linda Piatt

SAA Member


San Diego, CA
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Linda Piatt holds a Bachelor of Music from University of Texas at Austin and Master of Music from the University of Minnesota where she studied with violinist Sally O’Reilly and violists Korey Konkol and Thomas Turner. Her Suzuki Teacher Trainers include Daniel Gee-Cordova, Edward Kreitman, Mark Bjork, Charles Krigbaum, Joanne Martin, Elizabeth Stuen-Walker and Daina Volodka-Staggs. She also studied traditional violin pedagogy extensively with Sally O’Reilly. She studied performance psychology with Dr. Don Greene and Dr. Noa Kageyama and is a specialist in helping musicians of all ages optimize their potential as performers. Mrs. Piatt has also studied neuroscience as it applies to optimizing productive practice with Dr. Molly Gebrian. In the Twin Cities area she was the violist in the Loring String Quartet, and Ted Mann String Quartet, and was also on faculty at the “Bravo!” Summer String Institute at University of Minnesota, and the St. Joseph School of Music. She has also performed with the National Repertory Orchestra, Cascade Festival Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, Opera Pacific, and was a member of Orchestra Nova San Diego. Other highlights include performing with American Ballet Theater, San Francisco Ballet, and Joffrey Ballet. Mrs. Piatt maintains an active performance schedule in San Diego and currently performs with the San Diego Symphony, Classics 4 Kids Philharmonic and the California Chamber Orchestra. Mrs. Piatt enjoys teaching her violin and viola students at her home studio in San Diego where she lives with her husband, son and daughter.