Linda is the daughter of Presbyterian minister, and became a confirmed Episcopalian in 2001. She graduated from Oklahoma University where she studied organ and church music with the great organ teacher Mildred Andrews. After graduation, she worked for over 40 years as an organist and sometime choir director. Later she pursued also a degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. She then had a opportunity to help others through music as a rehabilitation specialist at the Napa State Psychiatric Hospital in California.
"My faith in Jesus Christ, my savior, is the mainstay of my life and I have found the 1928 and the Rite 1 mass the form of worship that is the most inspirational expression for me. Consequently, I find playing services at St. Stephen's an honor and a very meaningful challenge."