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Linda Maxey
Concert Marimbist
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Linda Maxey was the first marimbist on the roster of Columbia Artists Management in New York and has performed hundreds of concerts throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. Her New York debut was in 1990 at the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall. She was a featured artist at the 1999 Journees de la Percussion international percussion festival in Paris and was the first marimbist to perform at the Ameropa Chamber Music Festival in Prague in 2002 and also at the International Festival de Musica in Portugal in 1994. Linda Maxey received a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award in 1998 and in 2003 and an ArtsLink Award in 1999 to teach at the Lithuanian Academy of Music, which awarded her an honorary doctorate degree in 2002. She has presented clinics and master classes at major universities throughout the United States and in Paris, Prague, St. Petersburg, Minsk, The Baltic States, Sweden, and the Netherlands. She developed the MPM 3-octave practice marimba, a portable instrument designed for beginning students. Her articles on interpreting music, artist and management, and the art of performing have appeared in Percussive Notes magazine. Many of her transcriptions for marimba have been published by Southern Music Company. In addition to Columbia Artists, Ms. Maxey has toured for Arts Midwest and Heartland Arts, the U.S. Department of Defense, and is on the artist roster of Innovative Percussion, Inc. For more information, please visit