Linda J. Gammon is a native of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine and a graduate of Foxcoft Academy. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in music education from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts in Conducting from George Mason University where she studied with Anthony Maiello.
This is Linda's twelfth year at Robinson Secondary in Fairfax County, Virginia where she is Director of Middle School Band and Music Department Chairman. The middle school Symphonic Band performed at the 1992, 1993, and 2000 Virginia Music Educators Conference and at the 1993 and 2000 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Gammon and the Robinson Middle School Bands were the 1997 recipients of the prestigious John Philip Sousa Foundation Sudler Silver Cup, the highest honor given to a middle school band.
Ms. Gammon is an active member of several professional organizations including Fairfax County Band Director's Association, Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association, MENC, NBA, Women Band Directors International Association, ASBDA, Phi Delta Kappa and Phi Beta Mu. She is past president of FCBDA and VBDOA. Currently she serves as conference coordinator for the VMEA In-Service Conference and as President of the Virginia Music Educators Association.
Very active as an adjudicator and guest conductor throughout the United States and Canada, Ms. Gammon is co-founder and co-director of the Robinson-Frost Summer Band Camp and has conducted throughout Europe with American Music Abroad for seven years. The National Band Association recently awarded Ms. Gammon two Citations of Excellence for her outstanding contributions to bands and band music.