About Lynn

Lynn Mostoller joined The Santa Fe Symphony in 2002, where she currently serves as second trombonist. From 1991 to 2001 she served as principal trombonist of the Tulsa Symphony. Prior to her appointment in Tulsa, Mostoller performed regularly with The Women’s Philharmonic, Santa Cruz Symphony, and the Santa Rosa Symphony. She has also performed with the San Francisco Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, and the Monarch Brass Ensemble. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

In 2004, she completed a Juris Doctor at the University of New Mexico School of Law. Lynn served as law clerk to the Honorable Harris Hartz of the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit for the 2004–2005 term. She is an attorney with the Albuquerque law firm, Sutin, Thayer & Browne, P.C., where her practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, appeals, and employment law. Lynn was one of five lawyers to receive the 2013 Guardian of Liberty Award from the ACLU of New Mexico for her work on Griego v. Oliver, which challenged New Mexico’s ban on same-sex marriage. She lives in Albuquerque with her partner, Kathy McKnight, and their ten-year-old son Yony. In what little free time she has, Lynn enjoys cooking, biking, fly-fishing, and reading.

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