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Dawn Marie Lindblade-Evans, D.M.A., Professor at the University of Central Oklahoma, joined the faculty in the fall of 2011. She also teaches for Clarinet Pro Workshops with Executive Director, Julie Linder. She has previously held positions at Southeastern Louisiana University and the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music.

An active chamber musician, she is currently a member of the Lupine Trio (Hong Zhu, violin and Sallie Pollack, piano), Sugar Fish Reed Trio (KaDee Bramlett, oboe and Lori Wooden, bassoon) and the Otis Trio (Tess Remy-Schumacher, cello and Sallie Pollack, piano). In 2016, she toured China and performed with the Sugar Fish Reed Trio and taught classes in Guangzhou, Chengdu and Beijing. In 2019 she concertized with colleagues in Bangkok, Thailand. Post Covid tour destinations with the Otis Trio are planned through Germany and Montenegro.

Conference performances include the International Clarinet Association’s ‘Clarinetfest’, the Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium, College Music Society National and Regional Conferences, and the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference. Dawn is currently the Oklahoma state chair for the International Clarinet Association.

Lindblade-Evans studied with renowned pedagogues Dr. Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr, Dr. James Gillespie and Dr. Kimberly Cole-Luevano.

Dawn Marie Lindblade-Evans is a Selmer Paris/Conn Selmer artist and performs on Seles Présence clarinets. Dawn Marie is also a Performing Artist  for D’Addario & Company and performs exclusively on Reserve and Reserve Classic reeds, and plays the Reserve clarinet mouthpiece (X15E).

Classes Taught

  • Applied Clarinet
  • Chamber Music

Education and Certifications

  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Clarinet Performance, 2011
    • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI                                                      
  • Master of Music, Clarinet Performance, 2004
    • University of North Texas, Denton, TX 
  •  Bachelor of Music Education, Instrumental, 2002
    •  Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 

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