Duke University, Masters in Jazz Performance from NC Central University
Areas of Instruction
Duke University alumni and recent recipient of a Masters in Jazz Performance from NC Central University, Shaena has taught the baritone saxophone and alto saxophone for the last 6 years. She’s performed and recorded with a wide range of local and national jazz musicians including the Delfeayo Marsalis Octet, Branford Marsalis, Nnenna Freelon, Jon Faddis, Terrence Blanchard, the John Brown Jazz Orchestra, and Orquesta GarDel. Shaena believes that learning music should be student-centric with a focus on instilling self-esteem and working through difficult tasks confidently. Teaches all saxophones, clarinet and beginning piano.