Linda Boivin has been a resident of New Mexico for twenty-three years. She has been a violinist with The Santa Fe Symphony for twenty of those years. Additional groups that she has been a member of include the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque; currently, she is a member of the New Mexico Philharmonic.
Upon graduating from North Carolina School of the Arts, she started her professional career as a violinist in the Charlotte Symphony, later working with groups such as The Phoenix Symphony. Linda received an advanced certificate from the University of Colorado in Suzuki Pedagogy under the tutelage of William Starr, allowing her to spread her love of music through teaching private lessons over the years. Currently, she is a section coach for the Albuquerque Youth Symphony.
In her spare time, Linda enjoys agility training with her dog, gardening, walking, biking, and skiing. She has also enjoyed renovating their historic house in Nob Hill in Albuquerque. Traveling with her husband Dan has become a big part of her life now that both daughters are grown and on their own. Their next planned trip will be to Australia to meet their first grandchild, who is expected in mid-January.