Clarinettist Professor Linda Merrick is Principal of the Royal Northern College of Music, taking responsibility for the overall leadership and management of the College, international development and innovation.
Linda led the RNCM's prestigious Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 2005-2010, and retains responsibility for the many external partnerships with the public and private sectors that she established during this time. Passionate about helping young musicians to achieve their goals, she continues to teach at the College, and is frequently invited to deliver masterclasses in the UK and internationally.
An accomplished international soloist, recording artist and clinician, Linda performs across the UK and mainland Europe, and in the USA, Canada, Australia, Asia and the Middle East. She has made many commercial recordings for labels such as Naxos, Chandos, Métier, Guild and Polyphonic, and is known internationally for her tireless commitment to generating new works for her instrument.
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