Woodwind Faculty

Dennis Williams

Bassoon, Oboe & Saxophone Faculty

Dennis 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 University, UW-Platteville and NICC. He is a board member of the Dubuque Arts Council and serves as...

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Jill Scheirer

Clarinet Faculty (also saxophone)

Jill Scheirer graduated from Concordia College in Minnesota with a B. A. in Music Education and an emphasis in clarinet performance. She was employed as a music teacher in the Dubuque Community Schools as a PK-5 music and choir teacher. Jill has also taught in the Bismarck, ND and Kulm, ND public schools. Jill is widely known as a dedicated musician with a wide variety...

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Jill Heitzman

Flute Faculty

Jill Heitzman is an assistant professor of music at Divine Word College in Epworth, Iowa. She has a masters degree in music performance from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. Ms. Heitzman has had many leading roles in musicals at the Grand Opera House and directs plays and musicals with the Fly-by-Night Productions in Dubuque. Besides teaching flute, Ms. Heitzman...

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