Dr. Dawn Marie Lindblade, Assistant 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 performed in such halls as Vienna's Schoenbrunn Palace, Dallas’ Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, and Detroit’s Max M. Fisher Music Center along with many universities and colleges throughout North America.

She is currently principal clarinet in the Edmond Chamber Orchestra. She has also performed with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic as well as with the Baton Rouge, Lansing, Jackson, and Sherman Symphony Orchestras.  Conference performances include the International Double Reed Society Conference, the International Horn Society Conference, The International Clarinet Association’s Clarinetfest, the University of Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium, College Music Society National and Regional Conferences, and the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference.

An active chamber musician, she currently performs with the Lupine Trio with Hong Zhu, violin and Sallie Pollack, piano, and the Sugarfish Reed Trio with KaDee Bramlett, oboe and Lori Wooden, bassoon.

Dawn Marie previously taught the clarinet studio at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, La. Prior to that position she served as visiting professor of clarinet and chamber music at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music. Dawn has also served on the faculty at Alma College in Alma, MI.

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

B.M. Ed.           Eastern Michigan University

M.M.            University of North Texas

D.M.A.       Michigan State University

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



Assistant Professor of Clarinet

The University of Central Oklahoma