Woodwind Faculty

Dennis Williams

Bassoon, Oboe & Saxophone Faculty

Mr. Williams was the Founder and Director of the Dubuque Chorale for 35 years and principal bassoonist with the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra for 20 years. He taught music at the University of Dubuque for 29 years and has served as an adjunct faculty member at Clarke College, UW-Platteville and NICC. He is a board member of the Dubuque Arts Council and serves as Program...

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Beth Wirtenan

Clarinet, Saxophone & Flute Faculty

Ms. Wirtanen is the Director of Bands at Jefferson Middle School here in Dubuque, IA. She also directs the 5th Grade Bands at Audubon, Marshall and Sageville Elementary Schools. Ms. Wirtanen holds her Bachelor of Music Education from South Dakota State University and is pursuing her Masters of Music in Music Education from Kent State University. She enjoys teaching all...

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Madalyn Mackey

Flute Faculty

Madalyn Ellingson Mackey holds a Bachelors Degree in Flute Performance from the University of Minnesota where she studied with Julia Bogorad-Kogan, principal flute of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, baroque flute with Immanuel Davis, and pursued studies in piccolo outside the university with Roma Duncan Kansara, piccolo player of the Minnesota Orchestra.  She has...

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Jill Heitzman

Flute Faculty

Mrs. Heitzman is not available during the summer 2017 session

Jill is a full-time Assistant Professor of Music and Chair of General Education at Divine Word College in Epworth, IA. She has a Masters Degree in Vocal Music Performance from Northwestern University. Jill has taught private voice at University of Dubuque and Loras College. She is an active performer with...

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Upcoming Events

Jun
14
2017
ChamberFest Dubuque Workshop

Led by Michael Gilbertson & Friends
Wednesday, June 14, 5:30-7PM
Loras...

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Jun
15
2017
ChamberFest Dubuque Gala Concert

Formerly Juilliard in June
Thursday, June 15, 7PM
Clarke University,...

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May
15
2017
May 2017 Student Newsletter

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