Moorhouse, Linda R.
- David Whitwell
(b Minneapolis, MN, Nov 19, 1960). American conductor and educator. Beginning music studies in the eighth grade, she credits Martha Stark, her high school band director in Gainesville, FL, with inspiring her to become a band director. She began teaching high school colorguards while in eleventh grade, and was in a student leadership position at the University of Florida from her freshman to senior years. In addition to the University of Florida (BMEd 1984), she attended Louisiana State University (MMEd 1985) and the University of Washington (DMA 2006). A music professor and conductor at Louisiana State University since 1985, she is an elected member of the American Bandmasters Association and a Member Laureate of Sigma Alpha Iota. She has appeared as a guest conductor and clinician throughout the United States, Western Europe, and Japan. She served as president (2004–6) and executive secretary-treasurer (...