Prof. Julie Linder-Gaulin teaches Applied Clarinet at Concordia University Texas and is the Director of CCMA, Concordia’s Community Music Academy. She is the founder of Musician Pro Workshops, a company that produces educational clinics connecting students with professional teachers and performers. She serves as the Director of the clarinet division’s summer camps - Clarinet Pro Workshops. In that role, Julie partnered with Selmer & D’Addario Artist Dawn Marie Lindblade of the University of Central Oklahoma to establish a curriculum that reflects their common core teaching philosophies. Ms. Linder-Gaulin also collaborates with the company’s saxophone faculty, helping to guide curriculum development, marketing and expansion.
Ms. Linder-Gaulin is past adjunct Professor of Clarinet at Texas A&M University - Kingsville where she taught Applied Clarinet, Chamber Music and Single Reed Methods. She guest conducted the TAMUK Clarinet Choir on their ICA ClarinetFest Baton Rouge performance in 2014 and co-organized the inaugural TAMUK Clarinet Day. She is a freelance clarinetist and currently plays with the Victoria and Corpus Christi Symphonies and teaches privately for some of the most recognized and award-winning band programs in the State of Texas.
Ms. Linder’s teaching philosophy is centered around what she feels are the fundamental aspects of musicianship. These include healthy mechanics of playing, continual refinement of technique, creative expression and serving as an active and positive steward within the music community. In addition, Ms. Linder works to provide young students with skills for later independent learning including practice methodology, musical construction and form.
Ms. Linder studied at the University of North Texas and DePaul University. Her primary teachers were Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Julie DeRoche, Rami Solomonow and Matthias Glander (Staatsoper Berlin). She is a Selmer Paris and D’Addario Woodwinds Artist and plays exclusively on Selmer Paris clarinets.