Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute
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.