Lindan Burns


New York, NY

Lindan Burns



Lindan Burns, born 1999, began playing violin at age 2 1/2. She started the viola in 2011/2012 and is currently pursuing a BM at the Juilliard School, studying with Misha Amory. She is a recipient of the Noble Scholarship Foundation and the Satterthwaite Scholarship Fund. Lindan has participated in masterclasses with the Pacifica Quartet, Faure Quartet, Calder Quartet, Samuel Rhodes, Lawrence Dutton, Steve Tenenbom, Brett Deubner, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, Sheng Li, and Csaba Erdelyi, among others. Past summer festivals include Young Artist’s Program NAC in Ottawa, Castleman Quartet Program, Perlman Music Program, Next Festival of Emerging Artists, and Yellow Barn Young Artists Program. In 2015, she placed 2nd in the Junior Division of the ASTA National Solo Competition. In 2016, she studied with Helen Callus at the Colburn Academy under the Greendale Scholarship.
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Chamber repertoire includes works by: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Dvorak, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Debussy, Schumann, Schubert, Brahms, Dohnanyi, Shostakovich, Hindemith, Takemitsu, Goehr
Solo repertoire includes works by: Bach (Cello Suites 1, 2, 3, 4), Stamitz, Schubert, Piazolla, Zimbalist, Vieuxtemps, Bartok, Hindemith, Dvorak, Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Vitali, Bruch, Clarke, Reger, Walton



Bizet Carmen (transcribed for 4 violas)

Past groupmuses (2)

  • The Moving Orchestra on Grand St

    Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 7:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: SoHo
    • Composers: Improvisations by all the performers
    • Instruments: Cross-disciplinary Ensemble
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Classical improv in the West Village

    Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: West Village, New York
    • Composers: Improvised music
    • Instruments: Large Multi-Disciplinary Ensemble
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago