Our Story

Maeve Brophy gave her first solo recital at age 9 and made her orchestral debut at 15. She has given solo and collaborative performances in Wells, England, the Amalfi Coast, Kiev, Ukraine, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Aspen, Nashville, and Memphis. She has performed for the Memphis Chamber Music Society and the Artist Ascending Series in Memphis and is a regular performer with the Luna Nova Ensemble. She is also the pianist for Nashville’s alt-classical group chatterbird. Maeve has performed as soloist with the Chernygev Symphony in Kiev as well as the Paducah Symphony and the Central Florida Philharmonic. She has a BA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Master of Music in Piano Performance from Texas Christian University. She also studied at the Manhattan School of Music and at the New England Conservatory of Music with Russell Sherman. She has worked as a freelance accompanist in Memphis and played for numerous student recitals at the University of Memphis. She has taught students privately as well as at the Boston College of Adult Education. She is also a Licensed Massage Therapist and Registered Yoga Teacher. Maeve teaches secondary piano at Belmont University in Nashville and is an accompanist at Vanderbilt University, where she has performed numerous recitals with students, faculty, and guest artists.

A scholarship student of Donald Weilerstein and Lucy Chapman at the New England Conservatory, Linnaea has performed repertoire ranging from solo Bach to duos with piano to chamber and orchestral music. She has participated in masterclasses with Vadim Repin, Ivry Gitlis, Alexander Vinnitski, and Hagai Shaham at the Keshet Eilon Summer Mastercourse and the Interharmony Music Festival. From 2013-2014, She was a member of the Discovery Ensemble. In April of 2015, she won second place in the Bales Violin Competition at the New England Conservatory. In February 2014, she was featured as the conductor/soloist of NEC's Chamber Symphony when she performed the concertino 1st violin part of the Handel Concerto Grosso in C Major. In addition, she was invited to participate in the NEC Chamber Gala Concert with her chamber group in a performance of the Brahms Horn Trio in May of 2015. In 2005 she won first place in the Music Teachers National Association junior division and played the winner's recital the next year in Toronto. She attended the Perlman Music Program from 2005-2007 and played a solo debut recital sponsored by the PMP at the Neue Galerie in New York. Also as a PMP member, she participated in orchestral and chamber music performances, including a tour with her TNT quartet to the Neue Galerie and West Palm Beach, Florida. Orchestras with which Linnaea has performed as soloist include the Nashville Symphony, the Alabama Symphony and the Delta Symphony.