Emily Brewer

Emily B.

Minneapolis, MN
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Saxophone

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I have been playing saxophone for eleven years and absolutely love teaching it as much as I do performing. My goal is to inspire any student by the power of music. My lessons are relaxed, fun, and productive. I teach all ages and all ability levels on saxophone - soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone. Students will learn technical skills, repertoire, and/or a basic overview of the saxophone. I also have experience in clarinet and flute. Ultimately, I want to positively influence any and every student and create a foundation of music for them to carry for a lifetime.
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Emily delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2018

I recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in performance from St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin. I will also be attending the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities for a Master of Music degree in performance as well. I hope to continue my education and pursue a Doctor of Musical Arts degree within the next few years.

In the eleven years I have played saxophone, I have participated in a wide variety of ensembles. I have played lead alto saxophone in my undergraduate jazz band my entire four years there and principal saxophonist in the wind ensemble my senior year. I have also participated in pit orchestra, playing clarinet, flute, and soprano saxophone, saxophone ensemble, and in a backup band for a show choir, Kids from Wisconsin, playing alto, tenor, and soprano. I have also recently been awarded the Tony Winters Instrumental Music Award for extraordinary musical performance.

With knowledge in jazz, classical, and pop saxophone, I am able to teach all ages and ability levels in one, or all three of these categories. I have had a few students over the past six months and absolutely love teaching them. We have covered technical skills, repertoire, and saxophone basics. Whether it's a 30 minute lesson or a 60 minute lesson, I make every second count! I work in a relaxed environment and make it fun and productive for all ages. I am willing to do lessons online or in-home.

My passion for music has no limit and I really want to share that with any and every student. I strive to be a positive influence in the music teaching world so that students can carry a firm foundation of music for a lifetime. I look forward to meeting you and helping you become a better musician!

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Experience

Principal Woodwind
Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
Kids from Wisconsin

I performed with a 33 piece troupe composed of singers/dancers and a band. We travelled throughout Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa to perform over 60, 2-hour shows. For this, I played alto, tenor, and soprano saxophone.

Education

Master of Music
May 2018 - Present
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Bachelor of Music
Aug 2014 - May 2018
St. Norbert College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Tony Winters Instrumental Music Award
May 2018
St. Norbert College

Photos & Videos

Saxophone Intro Video
Kids from Wisconsin Premier Performance - June 2016

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Kids from Wisconsin Premier Performance - June 2016
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