Linnea Marchie received her bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University where she studied with CJ Chang, Principal violist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. She holds a Performance Diploma from Boston University where she studied with a fine-arts scholarship award, and she is currently working towards her Master’s in Music Performance at University of Maryland studying under Katherine Murdock, where she hold a full-tuition scholarship and assistantship. She has performed with the Choral Arts Society on the Kennedy Center mainstage, has played Carnegie Hall, appeared as Principal Viola alongside classical guitar legend Sharon Isbin, and recorded alongside rapper Jay-Z. She has spent the past few summers performing as a fellow in programs such as the National Repertory Orchestra, the Round Top Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival. When not practicing, Linnea enjoys botany, learning new languages, and hiking!