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Associate Professor


Dawn Marie Lindblade-Evans, D.M.A., associate professor at the University of Central Oklahoma, joined the faculty in fall 2011. She also teaches for clarinet pro workshops with executive director Julie Linder. She previously has held positions at Southeastern Louisiana University and the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music. 

An active chamber musician, she currently is 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). Most recently, she toured Thailand and China. An upcoming performance tour of Germany and Montenegro is planned for spring 2021.

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.

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

Lindblade-Evans is a Selmer Paris/Conn Selmer artist and performs on Seles Présence clarinets. She also is 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
  • Recital Hour

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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