BM Ohio Wesleyan University
MM Indiana University
Accompanying from Voice
Linda Hirt made her New York Carnegie Recital Hall debut under the
auspices of the Concert Artist Guild. She has given many performances
on both sides of the Atlantic both as soloist and accompanist. In
addition she has recorded for Vanguard Records and German national
television and performed live on radio in New York and Chicago.
Ms. Hirt has been teaching and performing in Italy since 1992 and currently is affiliated with Lingua Ideale at the University of Urbino. She received the Master of Music
Degree "with high distinction" from the prestigious Indiana University
School of Music. Her mentors include Menahem Pressler of the Beaux Arts
Trio and John Wustman, long-time accompanist to the late Luciano
At DePaul School of Music, Ms. Hirt’s responsibilities
include coaching art song and opera as well as teaching the graduate
language/diction labs in Italian, German and French. She previously
chaired the Vocal Division for ten years.