Linda Mouradian was born in Rhode Island. She received her Bachelor of Music at Boston University School of Fine and Applied Arts. After graduating, she returned to Rhode Island and played with the Rhode Island Philharmonic as their principal violist for two years. She moved to California in 1977 and received her Master of Music from the University of Southern California. Linda Mouradian began her 38-year teaching career with the Los Angeles Unified School District in 1978 and served as an elementary instrumental music mentor and coach for 18 years. In addition, she was a member of the Arts Instructional Guide curriculum writing team. Linda Mouradian served as co-chair of the LAUSD “Accent on Performance” district-wide elementary honor orchestra for 10 years.
She received the 2005 Alfred Publishing Outstanding Elementary Music Specialist Award, 2008 Airborne Grant – $10,000. 2011 ASTA “Parade of Orchestras” – Honolulu, Hawaii, adjudicator, 2012 Co-Recipient of ETM-LA’s “Shining Star Award” with Academy Award-winning composer John Williams, 2016 CMEA Outstanding Elementary Music Specialist Award, and is a 2016 LAUSD Teacher of the Year Award nominee.
Linda Mouradian has been the String Methods Instructor at CSUN since 2000 and is a master teacher responsible for elementary instrumental student teachers. In 2016, Linda was hired as a Supervising Teacher, Subject Matter Coach, and Student Teacher seminar instructor for CSUN’s Secondary Education Dept. In addition, she is a freelance violinist and violist in Southern California having played with the Glendale Symphony, Westchester Symphony, Beverly Hills Chamber Orchestra, 3 Tenors Orchestra, and the Pavarotti orchestra. She maintains a private teaching practice in Los Angeles.