Dennis Mackrel's Bio

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Dennis has been involved in clinics, residencies 
and workshops at the following institutions:

Stockholm Academy
Stockholm, Sweden

University of Nevada, Reno 
 Reno Jazz Festival

Reno, Nevada

Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium
(Royal Academy Of Music)

Aarhus, Denmark
(click here to view a thank you letter 
from the institution where Dennis 
taught as a Guest Professor from
December 2002 to May 2003)

Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
(click here to view a thank you 
letter from the institution)

Fargo North High School
Fargo, North Dakota

Fergus Falls Community College
Fergus Falls, Minnesota

West Point Military Academy,
West Point, New York
(click here to view a thank you 
letter from the institution)

Longwood High School Jazz Festival
Port Jefferson, New York

Royersford High School Jazz Festival 
(with The Clayton Brothers Quartet)

Royersford, Pennsylvania

Stony Brook College,
Stony Brook, New York
(click here to view a thank you 
letter from the institution)

Hamilton College
New York

Purchase College
New York

Sibelius Academy
Helsinki, Finland

Cuyahoga Community College
Tri-C Jazz Festival,

Cleveland, Ohio
(click here to view a thank you 
letter from the institution)

Seattle World Percussion Society
Seattle, Washington

Philadelphia Clef Club 
(with The Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All Stars)


University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth 
(with Marvin Stamm Quartet)

Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Oberlin, Ohio

Governors State University
(with Jimmy Owens Quartet)

Chicago, Illinois

William Paterson University 
Summer Jazz Workshop

Paterson, New Jersey

University of North Florida 
(with the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All Stars)

Jacksonville, Florida
(click here to view a thank you 
letter from the institution)

Elmhurst College,
Elmhurst, Illinois
(click here to view a thank you 
letter from the institution)

Hofstra University
Henpstead, New York

Michigan State University
Lansing, Michigan

Western Illinois University
Macomb, Illinois

Sun Prarie High School
Sun Prarie, Wisconsin

Oswego High School
Oswego, Illinois

Clark Middle School
Anchorage, Alaska

Romig Middle School
Anchorage, Alaska

University of Alaska, Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska

University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

The College Of St. Rose
Albany, New York

Southern Utah University
Cedar City, Utah

Poughkeepsie Day School
Poughkeepsie, New York

Stoughton High School
Stoughton, Wisconsin

Dundee Crown High School
Carpentersville, Illinois

Kenwood High School
Chicago, Illinois

Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville, Illinois

Rotterdam Conservatory
Rotterdam, Holland

Shanghai Conservatory
Shanghai, China

Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois

Maastricht Conservatory
Maastricht, Holland

Northern Illinois University
De Kalb, Illinois

North Scott High School
Eldridge, Iowa

Mundelein High School
Mundelein, Illinois

Bayview High School
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

South Shore Cultural Center
Jazz Workshop

Chicago, Illinois

Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Holland

Loyola University
New Orleans, Louisiana

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

University of Miami, Frost School of Music
Miami, Florida

Sahuarita Middle School
Tucson, Arizona

Humber College
Toronto, Ontario

University of Regina
(with Kirk MacDonald)

Regina, Saskatchewan

York University
Toronto, Ontario

Mohawk College 
(with Kirk MacDonald)

Hamilton, Ontario

McGill University 
(with Kirk MacDonald)

Montreal, Canada

University of New Hampshire, Durham
Durham, New Hampshire

SUNY - Potsdam, Crane School of Music
Potsdam, New York

Penn State University - School of Music
State College,

Friends Of The Arts - Summer Jazz Workshop
Syosset, New York

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Skidmore College - Summer Jazz Workshop
Saratoga Springs, New York

Musikakademie Rheinsberg 
BuJazzo Jazz Workshop

Rheinsberg, Germany

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 
(with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra)

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Iowa State University
(with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra)

Ames, Iowa

Ithaca College
(with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra)

Ithaca, New York

Birch Creek Music Performance Center
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin

Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
Cincinnati, Ohio

Eastman School of Music
Rochester, New York

University of Minnesota, Morris
Morris, Minnesota

Niles High School
Niles, Illinois

Badger High School
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School
Calgary, Alberta

West High School
Anchorage, Alaska

Bartlett High School
Anchorage, Alaska

New Trier High School
Winnetka, Illinois

Kingston High School
Kingston, New York

Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Lisgar Collegiate Institute 
(with Kirk MacDonald)

Ottawa, Ontario

Virginia Tech School of the Perfoming Arts
Blacksburg, Virginia

Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, Illinois

Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio

New Jersey Association of Jazz Educators 
Annual Convention 2016

Newark, New Jersey

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Queens College
Flushing, NY.