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About Rob Brown

Rob Brown
Rob Brown
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: East Hartford, CT
Speaks: English
Instructs: Clarinet, Piano, Saxophone
Education: Peabody Conservatory, degrees in Recording Sciences and Saxophone performance. Currently attending graduate school at The Hartt School under Professor Carrie Koffman.
Performance Experience: Rob has played with various ensembles such as the Cerulean Saxophone Quartet and the CUSR Quartet. He has also explored the contemporary music scene, winning the Rubys Artist Grant in 2018 to commission pieces by Alexandra Gardner and leading commissions with other composers like Peter Pachak-Robie and Alex Hagopian. Recently, he worked with CNSNC and The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center on The Ocean's Cry, a series of pieces that focus on the need for ocean preservation.
Teaching Experience: 4+ years
Teaching Philosophy: As a passionate musician, Rob aims to help his students realize their musical dreams, whether they're interested in classical or contemporary styles.

Get to know Rob Brown

Rob Brown is a highly versatile saxophonist originally from North Texas, who fell in love with the tone concept of the classical saxophone at a young age. As a professional saxophonist, he has played with various ensembles such as the Cerulean Saxophone Quartet and the CUSR Quartet. He has also explored the contemporary music scene, winning the Rubys Artist Grant in 2018 to commission pieces by Alexandra Gardner and leading commissions with other composers like Peter Pachak-Robie and Alex Hagopian. Recently, he worked with CNSNC and The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center on The Ocean's Cry, a series of pieces that focus on the need for ocean preservation.

Rob has studied primarily with Gary Louie, internationally acclaimed saxophonist and professor at the Peabody Conservatory, and Donald J. Fabian, saxophone professor at Southern Methodist University. He has also attended master classes and taken lessons with various other saxophonists like Carrie Koffman, Stephen Page, Dr. David Dees, Dr. John Sampen, Debra Richtmeyer, Dr. Nathan Nabb, and Joe Lulloff.

Currently, Rob is pursuing his graduate studies at The Hartt School in West Hartford, Connecticut under the instruction of Professor Carrie Koffman. As a passionate musician, Rob aims to help his students realize their musical dreams, whether they're interested in classical or contemporary styles.

Rob Brown teaches at:
50 Main St
East Hartford, CT 06118
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