Richard Linn - Trombone

Phone Number: 856-256-4500, extension 3609

Richard Linn

Richard (Rick) Linn has been performing as a "first-call" freelance
trombonist and euphoniumist in the Greater Philadelphia Region since 1977.  He has performed with almost every major ensemble in the area and in many different venues, from the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia to the casinos in Atlantic City. He is currently Second Trombone of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Principal Trombone of the Bay-Atlantic Symphony, Second Trombone in the Kennett Symphony of Chester County, PA and Principal Tenor Trombone in Opera Delaware. In the summer months he performs as a substitute/extra with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra. Rick has recently played with the Reading Symphony, and regularly performs with the Jubilate Deo Orchestra and records for NFL Films.

After a distinguished public school teaching career, Mr. Linn recently retired, having taught music at all levels in Southern New Jersey for 31 years. Now at Rowan, in addition to teaching trombone, he is passing along his wealth of knowledge and experience supervising Student Teachers.  Mr. Linn received a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education in 1975, and a Master of Music in Applied Trombone in 1977 from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, while working as a graduate assistant. During this time, he also played extra trombone with the Pittsburgh Symphony.