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Joel Vanderheyden

A seasoned performer and clinician in both jazz and classical styles, Joel Vanderheyden is a saxophonist, composer and educator from Minneapolis, MN. He has served as Director of Jazz at both the University of Minnesota, Morris and Oakton Community College in the Chicago area, and has given masterclasses and appeared as a guest soloist and clinician with high school and collegiate ensembles around the country. His D.M.A. studies in classical saxophone with Kenneth Tse at The University of Iowa and M.M. studies in jazz with Chris Vadala at The University of Maryland have contributed to his well rounded approach to the saxophone and musical expression.

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