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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. She is currently serving as the State Chair Coordinator for the International Clarinet Association. 

An active chamber musician, she is currently a member of the Otis Trio (Tess Remy-Schumacher, cello and Sallie Pollack, piano) and the Lupine Trio (Hong Zhu, violin and Sallie Pollack, piano. An International performer, she toured China and performed and taught classes in Guangzhou, Chengdu and Beijing in 2016. She also concertized with colleagues in Bangkok, Thailand in 2019, and in Germany and Montenegro in 2022.

Conference performances include the International Clarinet Association’s ‘Clarinetfest’, the Oklahoma and Dallas Clarinet Symposiums, 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. Lindblade-Evans 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
  • Broncho Blueprint
  • Applied Clarinet Literature
  • Applied Clarinet Pedagogy
  • Applied Clarinet Repair

Education and Certifications

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

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