Jesse Dochnahl teaches instrumental music at CS Porter Middle School in Missoula, Montana. An active chamber musician, clinician and conductor, he has worked with musicians across Montana, Wisconsin, and Illinois. He previously served as Instructor of Saxophone and Freshman Studies at Lawrence University. He was awarded first prize in the MTNA Woodwind Young Artist and Chamber Music National Competitions. He gained his Master of Music at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and degrees in music education and saxophone performance from Lawrence University.