Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Personnel Profile

Ms. Kellie Lignitz, Lecturer of Music, Clarinet


Kellie Lignitz is a Lecturer of Music in Clarinet at Texas A&M University-Kingsville where she teaches applied lessons and directs the TAMUK Clarinet Choir.  She earned her B.M. in Clarinet Performance from Washburn University in 2001, her M.M. in Clarinet Performance from the University of North Texas in 2003, and is currently finishing her doctoral studies at the University of North Texas.  Her principal teachers include Dr. James Gillespie, Daryl Coad, and Dr. Kirt Saville.

Ms. Lignitz is principal clarinetist of the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra and is also a member of the Corpus Christi Wind Ensemble.  Performing regularly in various chamber ensembles, in 2010 Ms. Lignitz spent two weeks in China performing chamber music and presenting master classes to students at the Southern China University of Technology in Guangzhou, China.  Her published works include a regularly column called “Clarinet Cache” featured in the quarterly journal The Clarinet.

Contact Information

Music Department
BMUS Rm213
MSC 174 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-4854
fax: 361-593-2816
email: kellie.lignitz@tamuk.edu
Personal Website: http://www.tamuk.edu/music

This page was last updated on: January 24, 2014