Linda Szeto started playing the clarinet at age 8. She earned her bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego in 2015 and her master’s degree from CSU Long Beach in 2018. Linda is currently a student of Boris Allakhverdyan and has also studied with Helen Goode, Robert Zelickman, John Koljonen.
Szeto is a Hong Kong native and appeared as a soloist with the Hong Kong Festival Youth Wind Orchestra in 2009. More recently, she soloed with the UCSD Wind Ensemble in 2016, participated in the Miami Music Festival in 2018, and performed in masterclasses for artists such as Michele Zukovsky, Håkan Rosengren, and Margaret Thornhill.
She currently works at the Vandoren Musician’s Advisory Studio in Los Angeles as a studio assistant, teaches at Crescenta Valley High School in Glendale, freelances in the Los Angeles area, and plays soprano and bass clarinet in the Los Angeles Clarinet Choir.
Szeto performs exclusively on Vandoren mouthpieces and reeds.