Linda Banfy, a native of Ohio, began her piano studies at the age of five. She received her Master of Music in Piano Performance from Texas Christian University where she studied with Cliburn gold medalist Steven DeGroote and had an assistantship in accompanying. She received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from DePauw University.
She has been on the TCU Music Preparatory Division faculty since 1987 where she teaches private piano lessons and is the Music Prep librarian. A member of the Fort Worth Music Teachers Association, Texas Music Teachers Association & Music Teachers National Association since 1987, she served as Co-Chairman of the annual Fall & Jazz Festivals for 15+ years and as Treasurer of FWMTA since 2015. She has also adjudicated many local contests & festivals over the years.