Linda Finegan Lott graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana with a Bachelor’s degree in Musical Performance and then received her Master’s degree in Musical Performance from West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. Ms. Lott has performed with several orchestral and chamber music groups in the Tri-State area since her graduation.
Her teaching career has been with young students in private schools, music schools, and with private lessons in her own studio since 1982. She has taught strings at Harrison Central School District in Harrison, NY, the Hackley School in Tarrytown, and the Crestwood Music Education Center in Eastchester.
She has performed with orchestras at the Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea, the Spoleto Festival in Italy, and all 38 Verdi operas in Central Park. She also has been a member of a strings group that has played for Mariah Carey’s wedding, Donald Trump’s wedding, Melissa Rivers’ wedding (Joan River’s daughter), and for President Ronald Reagan and President George Bush.