Musician in Residence
Department of Performing Arts
Additional Positions at AU
Linda Allison, mezzo-soprano is the Musician in Residence for Voice at American University. Ms. Allison’s students perform a wide range of vocal styles from classical and contemporary Art Song, Concert Repertoire, Opera and Musical Theatre and Contemporary Commercial Music.
Linda Allison has appeared in concert and opera at Carnegie Hall in New York City, at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in its Concert Hall and Terrace Theater, as a frequent soloist with the IN-SERIES, with he Masterworks Chorus, The Alexandria Choral Society, the Northern Virginia Opera, the Fairfax Choral Society, and on numerous occasions with the American University Chorus and Orchestra. In Europe she has appeared in the Holland Festival throughout the Netherlands, at the Klein Zaal of the Concertgebouw in Amersterdam, at the RAI in Rotterdam, on Dutch Radio from Hilversum, the Netherlands and in Jena, formerly in East Germany.
Dr. Allison received her undergraduate degree in vocal performance from the Indiana University School of Music and the degree Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) from the University of Maryland.