Linnea grew up in Avon Lake, Ohio and has been teaching for 8 years. She is currently finishing her final year at The Ohio State University, where she will earn degrees in music and psychology. Her musical experience began when she started to learn piano at age 8. During her time at Ohio State, she was a violin major, but was also a trumpet player in the OSU marching band, performing in more than 10 states across America. Linnea also has a strong background in flute, as she performed as a high school soloist in both Severance Hall and The Chicago Symphony Center. Linnea has received various awards and scholarships for her versatility in music and focus on growth in education.