Linda Ganus Albulescu is Adjunct Faculty and Communications and Orchestra Manager in the Lehigh University Music Department. Linda holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and received her M.A. in History from Lehigh University. She earned her Bachelor of Music Magna cum Laude in Flute Performance from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. and is currently a PhD student in the History Department at Lehigh. Having enjoyed an active professional career as both a musician and a visual artist in the Lehigh Valley and New York metro areas, Linda’s teaching and research concentrates on intersectionality and the cross-disciplinary history of music and the visual arts in Western culture. She has received grants from the Getty Research Institute and the Lawrence Henry Gipson Institute for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Lehigh. For much of her performing career, Linda toured nationally as a full-time member of the New York City Opera National Company, and was also a longtime member of the Lake George/Saratoga Opera Company. She also enjoyed life as an enthusiastic orchestral freelance player during years living in New York City and currently enjoys performing as a member of the Bach Choir Orchestra in Bethlehem, PA. She particularly loves teaching the next generations of performers, having taught flute and chamber music on the faculties of Lehigh University and Moravian College in Pennsylvania, the Spence School and the Bloomingdale House of Music in New York, and the Köniz Musikschule in Bern, Switzerland. As a visual artist, Linda has received numerous Best-in-Show and First Prize awards, including solo exhibits held at Lehigh University, Moravian College, and the Nurture Nature Center. Ms. Ganus has also studied painting and drawing at the New York Studio School and the New York Academy of Art, and has exhibited widely across the United States. Her work has been commissioned by organizations such as the New York Philharmonic, David Sarnoff Research Center, Musical America, G. Schirmer, Inc., and the Kinhaven Music Institute, as well as numerous private collectors. Linda is a member of Pleiades Gallery of Contemporary Art in New York City and currently lives in Easton, PA with her husband, Eugene Albulescu and her stepdaughters Tasha and Elena.
Music and Visual Arts, LU Philharmonic Manager
MA in History, Lehigh University; MFA in Visual Arts, Vermont College of Fine Arts; BM in Flute Performance, University of Michigan
235 Zoellner Arts Center