SF Chronicle: Music teacher helps disabled students connect

January 17, 2012
Lea Suzuki / The Chronicle

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She started out as a singer-songwriter, but Linn Brown didn't find her metier until she started teaching music to young people with autism, Down syndrome and other disabilities.

Brown, 59, grew up in Odessa, N.Y., with musical parents - Dad's a clarinetist, Mom's a violinist - and studied music education at the University of Illinois and arranging and composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

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