Lynne Jackson is currently in her 46th year as a music educator. She has degrees from the University of Michigan and Vandercook College of Music. Ms. Jackson is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Education at Southern Methodist University and also is a mentor teacher for the Berkner area in Richardson, Texas. Ms. Jackson has traveled and taught throughout Europe, Asia, South America and Canada. For the past six years, Ms. Jackson has also established a relationship with the state of Singapore where she has worked to develop curriculum and pedagogy with music educators and students on two separate occasions. In 2010, Ms. Jackson was awarded the Meritorious Achievement Award by the Texas Bandmaster’s Association. Her additional affiliations include the Texas Music Educator Association and Phi Beta Mu. Lynne is the founder of Young Educator Seminars, YES, which offers continuing professional development to North Texas music educators and she also serves on the board of the Lone Star Wind Orchestra. Lynne is widely known throughout Texas as a clinician, and mentor to young students and teachers.