Mark Luger teaches at his private studio and at Schmitt Music in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For over twenty years, he has been helping band students expand their horizons of what they thought they were capable of and, in the process, achieving their fullest potentials. He is also a composer of solo and small ensemble works.
Mark received a Bachelor of Arts in saxophone performance at St. John’s University (MN), studying with Dr. Rita Kneusel. He received master lessons from Daniel Deffayet (Paris Conservatory) and Eugene Rousseau (University of Minnesota).
Matt Muraski teaches band to grades 6-12 for the Cashton School District in Wisconsin. He has expanded his saxophone section in both bands and also sent many saxophonists to state for solos. He has also begun a high school saxophone choir and is starting a middle school saxophone choir this year. He encourages students to double on the various members of the sax family.
Matt completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin River Falls where he studied the saxophone under David Milne (former student of Dr. Eugene Rousseau). While enrolled at River Falls he performed in every available ensemble as a saxophonist and rotated between alto, tenor, baritone, and soprano saxophones.
Charles Salinger is the principal clarinetist with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra, and the Opera Delaware Orchestra. He also freelances in the area with The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Reading Symphony, and the Philly Pops with Peter Nero.
Mr Salinger teaches at Haverford College and Swarthmore College. His students range from the beginner to professional. Many participate in District, Regional, and State Band Festivals in Pa. and N.J., Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, the Chamber music program at Settlement Music School, Interlocken Arts Academy, Tanglewood Music Festival and various music camps.
For more information, visit www.charlysalinger.com.
Greg Wrenn is a performer and private instructor based in Richmond, Virginia. Currently, he is an adjunct instructor of saxophone at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA, and the music teacher at the Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts in Richmond, VA. Formerly, he was the band director at New Kent Middle School in New Kent, Virginia.
Greg received the MM degree in saxophone performance from the University of Minnesota where he studied with world-renowned saxophone pedagogue Eugene Rousseau as a block grant recipient. He also received the MAED degree in curriculum and instruction, the BA degree in music education and music performance, and a Virginia teaching license (PreK-12 instrumental music) from Virginia Tech where he studied saxophone with David Jacobsen. Greg was accepted into the 2014 American Saxophone Academy at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY where he studied with preeminent American saxophone professors including Chien-Kwan Lin and Timothy McAllister.
For more information, visit www.gregorywrenn.com
Jason Fabus teaches privately for saxophone, flute, clarinet, and piano. He incorporates many elements in his teaching: proper facility and technique, sight reading, jazz improvisation, music theory, and ear training. He works with saxophone sections, woodwinds and entire bands at the high school level. Jason received his undergraduate degrees in Music Education and Saxophone Performance at the University of Minnesota with Eugene Rousseau including jazz improvisation and ear training , and his master degree in Jazz Studies at California State University Long Beach.