Linda Strommen


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Welcome to my website - A journey of my life and work as an artist, musician and teacher. May you find your visit to be uplifting, inspiring and informative. Please also visit me in person at the events or make a trip to the Indiana University Jacobs School.


Contact me via email if I can assist you in any way.



Linda Strommen will be teaching at the Interlochen Arts Camp from July 19th through August 8th, 2021. She will join the faculty for chamber music recitals on July 30th and August 4th in Kresge Auditorium.


Exciting news: Seven recent Indiana University Jacobs School Oboe Studio graduates won playing and teaching positions in 2019, and four obtained positions in 2020.


In May 2019, Linda Strommen received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She addressed the graduates, students and community at the live streamed CIM Honors Convocation Ceremony


The new international book 'Understanding the Oboe Reed' by Graham Salter with an American Reed Contribution by Elaine Douvas and Linda Strommen, was published by Bearsden Music, England in August 2018. It is available through TrevCo Music. It is an exciting resource and it will change your life and reed making! (For more information please see Selected Teaching Materials).


Eric Ewazen's second concerto "Hold Fast Your Dreams" for oboe and piano, and oboe and wind ensemble has been published by Theodore Presser Company as of February 2013. Eric Ewazen has orchestrated the second concerto for oboe and full orchestra, and the newest orchestration will be available in 2022. For more information see Selected Teaching Materials.


Linda Strommen recorded Eric Ewazen's second concerto "Hold Fast Your Dreams" with Angela Park, piano, in August 2014. To be released in 2022.