Linda Wells Sholik


A piano and voice teacher for over 25 years. Ms. Sholik has taught piano and voice to students of all ages and levels. Ms. Sholik has an MA in Music from the University of California at Riverside, and a BA in Music from UCLA.

Ms. Sholik sings with Pacific Chorale and Pacific Symphony as a first soprano. She has improvised with Bobby McFerrin and Pacific Chorale, and sung with Placido Domingo and Pacific Chorale at the opening of the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. She has sung with John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl, and has sung on several CD’s with Pacific Chorale.

Ms. Sholik was a professional pianist with Laguna Beach Unified for over 11 years. She was a pianist for several musicals, including Me and My Girl, and Auntie Mame. She also played piano for the Bella Lewitsky Dance company at Idyllwild. She is skilled at improvisation, and is a published composer with Fred Bock Music Company, and her music has been performed by Pacific Symphony and Pacific Chorale.

Ms. Sholik has taught Music Theory and Eartraining at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa. She has also taught Chorus and vocal parts for musical theatre at Laguna Beach High School for two years. She has taught music at elementary and junior high schools for eight years. She directed the Pageant of the Masters youth chorus in the summers of 1996-1999, and has directed 45 children’s musicals for Laguna Recreation Department.