Linda Kernohan

Graduate Associate
Graduate Associates

Linda is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in composition, and is a graduate teaching assistant in music theory. She holds an MA in composition from New York University and a BA in music from the University of California at Berkeley. Her music has been performed across the U.S. and in Germany, the Czech Republic and China. She has been commissioned by ensembles such as the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus, the San Diego Chamber Orchestra, the Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble, Leviathan Trio and the Tower Duo. In May 2018, her solo flute piece Demon/Daemon was released on flutist Lindsey Goodman’s album returning to heights unseen on Navona Records. Linda has performed as a pianist and organist in a variety of venues, from a West Hollywood night club to the Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican. She is on the faculty of Otterbein University, where she directs the new music ensemble Red Noise. Also a writer, she served as the classical music blogger for the Grammy awards for five years, and she has written for NewMusicBox. She chronicles her musical adventures at

Areas of Expertise
  • Theory
  • Composition
  • MA, Composition, New York University
  • BA, Music, University of California at Berkeley