Dr. Linda Mack Berven earned her doctoral degree from the University of Illinois and was a longtime professor of music at Fort Lewis College. She currently serves as artistic director and conductor of the Durango Choral Society, which has twice been awarded the Chorus America Alice Parker/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music. Linda also conducts the Durango Women’s Choir and is a former music director of the Santa Fe Desert Chorale. Her appearances as a conductor, pianist and harpsichordist have included the San Juan Symphony, Fort Lewis College faculty recitals, Third Avenue Arts Recital Series, Showcase Concert Series and the Durango Bach Festival, and she regularly performs with C. Scott Hagler as part of the Vivace Piano Duo. Linda has conducted choirs and orchestras at Carnegie Hall in 2010 and 2018, as well as in Prague, Greece, Zagreb, Salzburg, Innsbruck and Linz.