Kevin Linder, B.A.
B.A., Morningside College
Kevin Linder is the assistant band director for the MOC-Floyd Valley School School District in Orange City. He has been a public school band director for 28 years, teaching in Sioux City, Eagle Grove, and Anthon, Iowa. He also has an active trumpet-playing career, working with groups that include The Magnificent Board of Directors rock-and-roll band, the Reggie Schive Big Band, the Dick Bauman Big Band, the Sioux Falls Big Band, the Sioux City Rockestra, the South Dakota Jazz Orchestra, and Prairie Cats, a jump/swing band. He has performed with such notables as Frankie Valli, Kenny Rogers, the Temptations and Little Anthony.
- Assistant high school instrumental music teacher, MOC-Floyd Valley School District, Orange City, Iowa
- Adjunct trumpet instructor, Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa
- Assistant band director for North High School and 8th grade band director for North Middle School, Sioux City (Iowa) Community School District
- Woodrow Wilson middle school instrumental music teacher, Sioux City Community School District
- East High School head band director, Sioux City Community School District
- 7-12 instrumental music teacher, Eagle Grove (Iowa) Community School District
- 5-12 instrumental music teacher, Anthon-Oto Community School District, Anthon, Iowa
- Past President, Northwest Iowa Bandmasters Association
- Conductor, Northwest Iowa Middle School Honor Band
- Adjudicator and clinician for various jazz festivals