LINDA CIONITTI, an active international performer, has appeared in concert halls throughout North America and Europe. She has been a featured artist at the International ClarinetFest, Music Teachers National Association Conference, College Music Society Convention, and University of Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium. She has presented five world premieres, and is routinely involved in the commissioning of new works. Dr. Cionitti was raised in Rochester, New York, where she began studying clarinet with her father, Nick Cionitti, followed by lessons with Valentine Anzalone and Michael Webster. She received a BM degree from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, where she studied with Alan Woy. Her MM and DMA degrees are from Michigan State University where she studied with Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr. Dr. Cionitti is currently Professor of Music at Georgia Southern University and a Leblanc artist.