Johnny Selmer
Scotts Valley, CA
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Johnny Selmer

Johnny S.

Scotts Valley, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
๐‘๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐ง๐จ๐ฐ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐š ๐ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ญ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐ฌ๐š๐ฑ๐จ๐ฉ๐ก๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง๐ฌ! ๐–๐ก๐ž๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ฅ๐ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š๐ง ๐ข๐ง๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐จ๐ซ ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ฎ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ ๐ซ๐š๐๐ž-๐ฌ๐œ๐ก๐จ๐จ๐ฅ ๐›๐š๐ง๐, ๐š๐ฌ ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ข๐ฏ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฎ๐๐ข๐จ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฒ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ซ๐ž๐œ๐ž๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ข๐ซ ๐จ๐ฐ๐ง ๐ข๐ง๐๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐ณ๐ž๐ ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐š๐ง ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ฐ๐ž๐ž๐ค๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ ๐จ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ข๐ซ ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐ง๐ž๐ž๐๐ฌ.

*Mr. Selmer is currently accepting new students for online lessons and in person lessons (subject to certain protocol). Please mention in your message which format you are interested in.

About Johnny S.

Johnny is a classical saxophonist, arranger, and private music teacher living in San Jose, California. He is currently a Graduate Music Assistant working towards a Master's in Music Performance at SJSU. Having performed for over 2000 children in K-12 schools since 2017, Johnny has a passion for music outreach. He frequently visits local public schools to give short concerts, usually for band classes and school assemblies. Throughout the year Johnny also performs in several solo and chamber music recitals throughout the Bay Area.

During his undergraduate degree Johnny earned several music awards in classical solo and chamber music competitions, including the Grand Prize in Chamber Music at the 2018 Frances Walton Competition and First Place in the 2017 San Jose Music Study Club Competition. His quartet received an Honorable Mention in 2019 for The American Prize in Chamber Music and was also recently a winner of the 2020 Beverly Hills National Auditions.

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Experience

Graduate Music Assistant
Aug 2019 - Present

SJSU School of Music & Dance

Education

MM Performance
Aug 2019 - Present

San Jose State University

BM Performance
Aug 2017 - May 2019

San Jose State University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Winner of Beverly Hills National Auditions
Aug 2020

Beverly Hills National Auditions

Grand Prize in Chamber Music
Jul 2018

Frances Walton Competition

Regional and State DIvision Winner, Chamber Music
Apr 2018

MTNA Competition

Scholarship Competition Winner
Jan 2018

San Jose Music Study Club and SJ Womens Club

Affiliations

Music Teachers National Association
Aug 2017
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 statesโ€”and more than 500 local affiliatesโ€”the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.
North American Saxophone Alliance
Jun 2015
The North American Saxophone Alliance is an organization made up of individuals who share a common interest in the saxophone. Members include professional performers, university professors, public school teachers, students of all levels, and others who have an interest in the saxophone. In addition to the Alliance's emphasis on disseminating information concerning the saxophone, the organization also works to provide opportunities for its members to make music, fostering fellowship among saxophone enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds.

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