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Joel Linscheid

Joel Linscheid

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Jazz

Dr. Joel Linscheid is an accomplished saxophonist and composer with 15 years of teaching experience. He has taught at Bethel College, the University of Colorado, Hutchinson Community College and Friends University. His experience includes teaching saxophone, clarinet, flute and jazz improvisation lessons; directing jazz ensembles and jazz combos; and teaching courses in music theory and jazz history.

He has performed in educational or professional settings with many notable musicians, including Dave Douglas, Bobby Watson and Wycliffe Gordon.

Specializations: Jazz


  • B.A., Bethel College
  • M.M., University of Colorado at Boulder
  • D.M.A., New England Conservatory