Music With A Mission
Linda Ross Brown is a singer, songwriter, choir director and missionary. After growing up in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, she received a Bachelors Degree in Music from UNC Charlotte, and two Master Degrees in Music Education and Secondary Education from Duquesne University. Music has always been an integral part of Linda’s life. In 2013, Linda released her first gospel album, Bread of Heaven. This album consists of ten original Gospel songs based on the word of God that vary in style from Praise and Worship, to Urban and Traditional, to a blend of African and Haitian music. The leading song from the album, With God All Things Are Possible, is No. 1 on the Top 30 Chart of Indie Artists listed by the national magazine, Gospel USA, June-July 2014 Issue. She was interviewed and on the cover page of Gospel Synergy Radio Magazine in May 2014. Proceeds from Bread of Heaven album sales go to missions in Haiti, Liberia and Zimbabwe.
Known for her angelic voice and anointed singing, Linda was invited to sing at the 2012 Church of God In Christ Installation Service for the Bishop of Haiti in Haiti. She sings on numerous occasions at churches and events in Haiti, Liberia, Zimbabwe, and in the Eastern United States. In 2013 Linda sang at the National Lott Carey Mission Convention in Washington, D.C., and she was recently appointed Song Leader of the Lott Carey Planning Conference Women’s Division. Linda is founder and former singer with the Contemporary Gospel Ensemble and newly Recording Artist, Voices For Christ.
Linda’s love for music and God’s favor have afforded her many unique and varied experiences. She frequently travels to the countries of Haiti, Liberia and most recently Zimbabwe where she sings and teaches music. While teaching music at the Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, Linda’s Choral Ensemble performed one of her original songs for First Lady Michelle Obama and for the 2009 G20 Summit. World-renowned cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, expressed an interest in Linda’s song and performed her original composition with the Choir. While teaching at Pittsburgh’s Westinghouse High School, Linda was recognized by Newsweek Magazine as having one of the most successful music assessment programs in the country.
Linda and her husband, Rev. James E. Brown, are co-founders of the non-profit organization – Mercy Acts International (MAI). MAI raised funds to purchase a new tractor for the Lott Carey Mission School in Liberia, and MAI is currently raising funds to dig a well in Zimbabwe. Linda loves the Lord and is passionate about serving God and His people.
Linda Ross Brown
P.O. Box 9105
Pittsburgh, PA 15224