Evan Lynch is affiliate instructor of clarinet at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, and the Executive Director of Operations of the International Clarinet Association. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician nationally and internationally, including performances in Belgium, China, Israel, and Italy. Orchestral playing experience includes performances with the Westerville Symphony Orchestra (OH), Montgomery Symphony Orchestra (AL), Columbus Symphony Orchestra (GA) and he was a finalist for the International Clarinet Association Orchestral Audition Competition in 2014.
Dr. Lynch holds a bachelor’s degree in clarinet performance from Arizona State University, a master’s degree in higher education administration from Auburn University, and a doctorate degree in clarinet performance from The Ohio State University. In conjunction with his master’s degree in administration, he served as summer camp director for the Auburn University Band Department for five years, and taught clarinet sectionals for the high school and middle school attendees. Additional teaching experiences include many clarinet sectionals at band camps and wind ensembles in Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, and Ohio. He has also been requested to adjudicate high school solo and ensemble festivals, regional orchestra auditions, and honors band auditions. His principal clarinet teachers include Caroline Hartig, Robert Spring, David Odom, and Jeremy Reynolds.