Linnea Powell enjoys a multifaceted career as a freelance violist in the Los Angeles area, performing regularly as an orchestral, chamber, and studio musician. An avid interpreter of new chamber music, Linnea is a member of the Los Angeles new music collective wild Up and co-founded Aperture Duo with violinist Adrianne Pope. Linnea has performed on diverse concert series including Jacaranda, WasteLAnd, Tuesdays at Monk Space, L.A. Signal Lab, and Synchromy. A passionate music educator, Linnea is the Director of the Conejo Valley branch of Junior Chamber Music and was recently appointed Director of ViolaFest, an educational day for young violists from all over Los Angeles county. Linnea was a founding Teaching Artist with the LA Philharmonic’s Youth Orchestra Los Angeles at the Los Angeles County High School of the Arts and maintains a private studio in Manhattan Beach. When not playing or teaching music, Linnea can be found swimming in bodies of water and finding places to picnic in Los Angeles.