Woodwind Faculty

Jocelyn Odegard

Clarinet & Saxophone Faculty

Jocelyn Odegard serves as secretary and plays clarinet for the Julien Winds. She has been with the Julien Winds since its inception as Julien Chamber Winds in the fall of 2014. Her music career started when she went to the University of Northern Iowa to study music education for two years. There, she studied clarinet with Jack Graham and Jason Weinberger and also...

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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 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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