An accomplished pianist, teacher, and clinician, Jennifer Linn holds the title of Manager-Educational Piano for Hal Leonard Corporation. In addition to her contribution as a composer and arranger for the Hal Leonard Student Piano Library, her work includes serving as Editor and recording artist for the G.W. Schirmer Performance Editions Clementi Sonatinas Op. 36, Kuhlau Selected Sonatinas, and Schumann Selections from Album for the Young, Op. 68. Ms. Linn also served as Assistant Editor for the HLSPL Technique Classics Hanon for the Developing Pianist and Czerny: Selections from the the Little Pianist, Opus 823.
As a clinician, she has presented recitals, workshops, master classes and HLSPL showcases throughout the United States and Canada, including the World Piano Pedagogy Conference, Music Teachers National Association conventions, Music Teachers Association of California and MTNA state programs throughout the country. Many of her compositions have been selected for the National Federation of Music Clubs festival list and the London College of Music repertoire list and are frequently recommended in reviews by Clavier and American Music Teacher magazines.
Ms. Linn's teaching career spans more than 25 years and includes independent studio teaching of all ages, as well as group instruction and piano pedagogy at the university level. In 1999-2000, Ms. Linn served as visiting lecturer in piano pedagogy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has been on the faculty of the Illinois Summer Youth Music Piano Camp for several years. Her students have successfully competed in state and national level auditions. As an active member of MTNA, she has served as the composition chair for the West Central Division as well as vice president of the St. Louis Area Music Teachers Association. Ms. Linn received her B.M. with distinction and M.M. in piano performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music where she was the winner of the concerto-aria competition. She was also named the outstanding student in the graduate piano division and given the prestigious vice chancellor's award for academic excellence and service.