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Teaches Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute

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About Michael

Michael Gruender is a clarinetist and music educator in the Boston area.  As an avid chamber musician, he has performed in Boston, Chicago, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, and New York City as well as in his home state of New Jersey.  Mr. Gruender has performed with members of the Northern Lights Music Festival, New York Summer Music Festival and the Fresh Inc. Festival- where he premiered works by Daniel Harrison and Carlos Banderas.  In addition, he served as E-flat Clarinetist for the Wind Symphony of Southern New Jersey in 2015 and 2016.  Currently, Mr. Gruender can be found performing with the fantastic ensembles at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee.


As an educator, Mr. Gruender has taught instrumental and classroom music to over 300 students in five different schools between 2014 and 2016 through Northeastern Music Programs.  He teaches clarinet, saxophone, and flute privately and has served on faculty for the Rowan University Preparatory School.  Most recently, Mr. Gruender has taught undergraduate music history students at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee through their teaching assistantship program.


Mr. Gruender holds a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Rowan University and is currently in pursuit of his master of music in performance from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee.  Primary teachers include Barbara Benedett, Dr. Rié Suzuki, and Michael Norsworthy.


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