Linda McClinchie

Linda McClinchie, a life-long member of FUMC Dallas is the Director of Celebration Ringers, Assistant Director of Youth and Children’s Handbells and Director of Counterpoint Choir. She holds a bachelor’s degree in orchestral instruments, with a minor in music theory, and a master’s degree in oboe and bassoon performance with a minor in orchestral conducting, from the University of North Texas, where she was a Teaching Fellow. Linda taught private oboe and bassoon lessons for over 20 years, and performed regularly with local orchestras, including the Richardson Symphony. She retired from playing to homeschool her three children who grew up in the FirstChurch music program. A product of FUMC’s children and youth music program herself, Linda enjoys ringing in the Alleluya Ringers and singing in the Chancel Choir and Vox Nova.