Linda Lorieti HayesLinda Lorati Hayes is one of the most sought-after pianists in the Northwest. She has appeared as soloist with the Oregon Symphony, the West Coast Chamber Orchestra and the Portland Youth Philharmonic. She was also featured in a performance of the Shostakovitch Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Oregon Ballet. She taught at the University of Portland for 15 years. She appears frequently in chamber music with some of the finest musicians in the region, as well as played in the Vancouver Symphony.

A native of Portland, Oregon, Ms. Barker studied with Carla Vincent and Nellie Tholen. After receiving her B. Music from Oberlin Conservatory she took an M.A. at Indiana University where she studied with Menahem Pressler.

While residing in St. Louis, Missouri she was on the faculty at Webster College and at the St. Louis Conservatory.