Linda Jankowska is a versatile violinist specialising in contemporary music. She is a founding member of Distractfold Ensemble. In recent years she has also worked with Ensemble Interface, collaborated on a number of new music works, recorded for Another Timbre, as well as participated in interdisciplinary projects (New Movement Collective ‘Casting Traces‘, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui ‘Sutra’). She continues working on a long-term collaborative project with Katherine Young, as well as a few solo works on the overlap of violin playing and extended, hybrid instrumentalism. In October 2014 she started working towards a PhD in contemporary music performance at the University of Huddersfield. Linda teaches violin in Chetham’s School of Music and is a violin and viola lecturer at Leeds College of Music.