Linda Dale Rowader (soprano), a native of Chicago, Illinois moved to Arizona in 1993 with her husband Darrell and daughter Christanna.
Her leading roles include Fiona in Brigadoon, Guenevere in Camelot, Carrie in Carousel, Maria in The Sound of Music, Belle in A Christmas Carol and Mary Magdalene in A Gift of Love. She has performed with Chicago’s Lyric Opera, Chicago’s Light Opera Works, Chicago’s Grant Park Symphony Chorus, the Boston Pop’s Orchestra, the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, the Oxford Orchestra in Oxford and Cheltenham, England, the Academie de I’lle Saint Louis Orchestra La Madaleine in Paris, France. Linda has also performed with the All Saints Church Choir as soloist for their tour of England, Ireland and Wales. She has performed extensively with the Singers and Orchestra of Cantemus as soloist in the Phoenix area and has also performed with the Memorial Choir and Orchestra and the Musica Nova Orchestra in Scottsdale, Arizona. She has performed with the Yavapai Master Chorale, Angelorum and Symphony Orchestra as soloist for their performance of the Mozart Requiem and John Rutter’s Requiem and as soloist in Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ, in Sun City, Arizona. She has recently performed with the “Salute to Valor” chorus and orchestra on the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor and Paris and Normandy, France.
Linda has had many solo appearances with the Prescott Pops Symphony. Linda has been featured in a News Channel 12 segment called “The Singing Nurse” which was nominated for an Emmy Award. Linda has worked extensively in church music in Chicago, Phoenix and the Prescott area. Linda has performed in Mozart’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Linda received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from Illinois State University.