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Elizabeth Linares


About this Artist

Elizabeth Linares is a Venezuelan horn player, formed in the internationally known “El Sistema” from Venezuela, recently graduated with a Master’s Degree from the Colburn School in 2022 and received her Bachelor degree in Music Performance and Music Pedagogy from the University of Music Karlsruhe (Germany) in 2018.

Elizabeth has performed under the baton of renowned conductors like Sir Simon Rattle, Gustavo Dudamel, Esa Pekka Salonen, Antonio Pappano, Valery Gergiev, Zubin Mehta, and others. She has also performed with Los Angeles Philharmonic, the San Diego Symphony, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Pacific Symphony, the Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe, the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra and others.

As a chamber musician she has shared the stage with Noah Bendix-Balgley, She-e Wu, Clive Greensmith, Fabio Bidini, Mingjia Liu and Andrew Bain. She was a member of the SONARSIX Sextet with whom she won the Bronze Medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in 2022.

Elizabeth has also been a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra Academy between 2017-2019 and is currently a freelance musician in Los Angeles, a Teaching Artist at YOLA ( an El Sistema-inspired music education program from the Los Angeles Philharmonic ), the French Horn Faculty of the YOLA National Festival, as well as private music instructor.