Linnea Norsworthy received a B.A in music from the University of South Florida and an M.M. in piano performance and music literature from the Eastman School of Music. At sixteen, she made her debut with the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra ( now Florida Orchestra) and has maintained an active performance schedule throughout her career, performing as a soloist and chamber musician. Ms Norsworthy taught piano on the faculties at the University of South Florida, the University of New Hampshire, Muhlenberg College, and Mesa Community College and has maintained a private studio in her home. Having taught and performed for over thirty years, she brings musical experience and artistry to her instruction. Many of her students have been prizewinners in competitions, and others have gone on to study piano in college. Her teachers include Lois Golding, Frank Glazer, Cecile Genhart, Denise Lassimonne, John Ogdon, Harvey Wedeen and Nina Scolnik. She is an active member of the Mid-State Music Teachers (MTNA), National Piano Guild and the Matthay Society.
She is the pianist and organist at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Sun City Center, Florida, and plays the keyboard for the contemporary service too.