Linda Camp received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Tulsa, and her master of music degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Her instructors have included Aldo Mancinelli and Richard Cass. She has done doctoral work at Northwestern University as a student of David Kaiserman, with assistantships in accompanying, chamber music and opera.
Camp has performed in master classes at the Ravinia Festival, and appeared as soloist with the Tulsa Philharmonic, the Oklahoma Symphony, the Decatur Civic orchestra and the Southwest Symphony (Chicago). She is a past winner of the Lake View Music Society Award, the Crescendo Music Club Scholarship, and the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Piano Award. She has performed at Cantigny, Preston Bradley Hall and the Harold Washington Library.
Camp has given an all-Chopin recital at the Art Institute of Chicago, and has performed there in conjunction with the openings of the Ansel Adams and French Impressionist exhibits. She recently presented all-Mozart recitals in honor of the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
She is a founder of the Ward Smidl Memorial Concert Series held at First Methodist Church of Palatine, Illinois, which has supported charities with benefit recitals for the last seven seasons. Camp is active as a teacher, performer, adjudicator and church musician.