Linda Vasey

Principal Second Violin
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Describe your role with Portland Opera

Principal 2nd violin.  More than 30 years.

What music/book/movie/show/poem/place/moment is currently inspiring you?

Playing music which is picturesque and uplifting to perform for family and friends.

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

All of my life I've had the desire to teach piano and violin with all ages and levels and to perform music of many genres.

In my free time, you can usually find me...

Preparing for student lessons and student orchestra as well as researching music education and music therapy.  Reading and listening to a variety of genres of music fills the rest of the day.

What has your favorite quarantine activity been?

Remodeling and updating my home.  Finding music as therapy.

What is your favorite Portland Opera memory?

Performing with Pavarotti.

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