Jessica Lindsey is an Associate Professor of Clarinet in the Department of Music. She teaches applied clarinet and leads the clarinet ensemble. Her research focuses on music by underrepresented composers and the intersections of music and technology.
Dr. Lindsey has taught clarinet, saxophone, and music-related courses as Visiting Music Faculty at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and as an adjunct instructor at Doane College, Concordia University, Nebraska Wesleyan University, and Southeast Community College. Active in her local music communities, Dr. Lindsey has performed with the Fairbanks Symphony, Opera Fairbanks, ProMusica Colorado, the Lincoln Symphony, the Omaha Symphony, the Nebraska Chamber Orchestra, and the New Music Agency. Since 2012, Dr. Lindsey has been a member of Andover Educators, the organization that grants licensure in Body Mapping. She maintains an active outreach schedule, presenting at clinics, recitals, and chamber music concerts throughout the US, including the International Clarinet Association’s ClarinetFest®.
Dr. Lindsey completed a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Master of Music from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her primary clarinet teachers include Daniel Silver, Diane Barger, and John Klinghammer; she has studied saxophone with Tom Myer.