Artist Bio

Linda Twine

(Bio as of March 2004)

Linda Twine most recently collaborated with the Goodman on Crowns during the 2003/2004 Season. She is a veteran Broadway conductor and has been music director for such hits as Jelly’s Last Jam; Big River; Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music; Ain’t Misbehavin’ and The Wiz. She was the conductor for the European tour of Andre Heller’s highly acclaimed Body and Soul and the Manaichi Broadcasting System production of Harlem Symphony in Osaka, Japan. Ms. Twine has also been a guest conductor of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Richmond Symphony and Harlem Festival Orchestra. She has conducted for Leslie Uggams, The Persuasions, Ben Vereen, Shirley Horne, Linda Hopkins and many others. As a composer, she has written Sisters of Freedom which was premiered by the Harlem Spiritual Ensemble. Most recently, she served as music supervisor for the off-Broadway production Thunder Knocking on the Door.

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