Jeffrey O'Flynn

Faculty Member

Jeffrey O'Flynn

Biography

Clarinetists at UVU work one-on-one with Dr. Jeffrey O'Flynn and benefit from his diverse musical experience. Dr. O'Flynn served as principal clarinet of the Queen City Opera and has appeared with the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, Cincinnati Symphony, Cincinnati Opera, and the Richmond Symphony, among other ensembles. In demand as a soloist and chamber collaborator, he has presented recitals and classes in Utah, across the US, and abroad. He was the featured artist at the Hebei International Clarinet Festival (China) and the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico City, Mexico) Taller de Clarinet. He was guest artist at the University of Southern Mississippi Clarinet Day and has given recitals at the University of Arizona, Adams State University, and the Las Vegas Clarinet Day. Recent chamber performances include "The Chamber Music of Brahms" at UVU, and a concert at the International Clarinet Association's ClarinetFest 2019.

In addition to his performance credentials, Dr. O'Flynn has a successful record as a teacher. UVU clarinet graduates have perfect job placement in their chosen fields. Students have won positions in performing groups (band, orchestra, military), are excellent music educators, work as composers/arrangers, and more. UVU clarinetists have won the UVU Concerto Competition and regularly place in other competitions. A noted clinician, Dr. O'Flynn has presented masterclasses and lectures around the world.

He holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (DMA), Florida State University (MM), and Wichita State University (BM). Major mentors include Ixi Chen, Ron Aufmann, Frank Kowalsky, and Suzanne Tirk.

Teaching

MUSC 490R

Advanced Independent Study, Spring 2023

MUSC 490R

Advanced Independent Study, Spring 2023

MUSC 450R

Advanced Private Lessons for Music Majors, Spring 2023

MUSC 373R

Advanced Small Ensembles, Spring 2023

MUSC 373R

Advanced Small Ensembles, Spring 2023

MUSC 290R

Independent Study, Spring 2023

MUSC 290R

Independent Study, Spring 2023

MUSC 481R

Internship in Music II, Spring 2023

MUSC 481R

Internship in Music II, Spring 2023

MUSC 481R

Internship in Music II, Spring 2023

MUSC 481R

Internship in Music II, Spring 2023

MUSC 3800

Junior Recital, Spring 2023

MUSC 3800

Junior Recital, Spring 2023

MUSC 334R

Pep Band, Spring 2023

MUSC 250R

Private Lessons for Music Majors, Spring 2023

MUSC 145R

Private Lessons I, Spring 2023

MUSC 4800

Senior Recital, Spring 2023

MUSC 4800

Senior Recital, Spring 2023

MUSC 125R

University Band, Spring 2023