Katy Linne: Band Instruments with Brass Emphasis
Katy Linne has been a band director for 24 years, teaching band in Hastings since 1997. Before her career in Hastings, Mrs. Linne taught band grades 5-12 in Michigan and band grades 5-8 in Arizona. As a performer, Katy has performed with the Arizona Light Opera Company, Phoenix Symphony, Tucson Symphony, Festival of the Pines Orchestra, the Broadway Productions of Evita and The Secret Garden, the Lansing Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, and Detroit Symphony. She was the Director of Recreation and Student Life at Interlochen Center for the Arts summer camp, housing approximately 1600 campers. She has coached horn sectionals, led master classes, and adjudicated solo and ensemble and band festivals in Arizona, Michigan, and Minnesota. Katy Linne received a Bachelor of Music Education and a Bachelor of Horn Performance from the University of Arizona . She received her Masters of Music Education at Michigan State University where she taught as a graduate assistant in the music education department. Katy also facilitates diversity-training sessions for teachers and community groups in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. She enjoys coaching soccer at Hastings middle school and biking, hiking and camping outdoors.