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Jessie Englander

Jessie Englander

Biography

Education:
University of Hartford, The Hartt School of Music, West Hartford, CT 2010-2014
BM, Music Performance – Clarinet; Cum Laude

Certifications:
AFM Union Member, Local 802, NY 2019

Related Experience:
Freelance Musician CT, NY, NJ, NH
Woodwind Player 2012- present
• Pit Musician, Church Services, Weddings, Retirement Homes

Private Music Teacher NY
Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, Recorder, Piano, Ukulele 2014 – present
• Teach private music lessons to multiple students on a variety of instruments; created and implemented custom curriculum for each student
• Coach for NYSSMA, All-State and college auditions; select repertoire in accordance with specific players abilities

Principal Teachers:
• Ayako Oshima, The Hartt School, West Hartford, CT 2012-2014
• Curt Blood, The Hartt School, West Hartford, CT 2010-2012
• Naomi Drucker, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 2007-2010

Performance Experience/CV:

• Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute: Hello Dolly (Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax), 2021
• New York Philharmonic: Preliminary Audition for Associate Principal/Eb Clarinet, 2020
• Eastline Theatre: Indecent (Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Flute), 2020
• Boston Philharmonic: Preliminary Audition for Bass Clarinet, 2020
• Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra: Preliminary Audition/ Semi Finalist for Clarinet III/Eb Clarinet, 2019
• Merrick Theatre and Center for the Arts: A Christmas Carol (Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Flute), 2019
• Bedford Community Theatre: Adams Family (Clarinet, Alto Sax, Flute, Piccolo, Soprano Sax), 2019
• Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Preliminary Audition for Associate Principal/Eb Clarinet, 2019
• Southampton Cultural Center: Little Mermaid (Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Soprano Sax/Alto Sax), 2019
• The Palace Theatre: Wizard of Oz (Clarinet/Flute/Alto Sax), 2019
• Jean’s Playhouse: Cinderella (Clarinet/Flute), 2019
• West Islip Symphony Orchestra, West Islip, NY 2019
• Island Symphony Orchestra, Bay Shore, NY 2014-2015
• Huntington Community Band, Huntington, NY 2006-2014
• Chamber Ensembles, The Hartt School, West Hartford, CT 2010-2014
• Symphony Band, Principal Clarinetist, The Hartt School, West Hartford, CT 2010-2014
• Foot in the Door Orchestra, The Hartt School, West Hartford, CT 2011-2012
• Symphony Orchestra, The Hartt School, West Hartford, CT 2011-2012
• Wind Ensemble, The Hartt School, West Hartford, CT 2011-2012
• Pit Orchestra, Hartt Musical Productions, The Hartt School, West Hartford, CT 2011-2012
• Long Island Youth Orchestra, Principal Clarinetist, Brookville, NY 2008-2010
• All-State Band, NYSSMA selection, Westbury, NY 2009

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Boston/New England

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Voice teacher with roster of private students

My Primary Instrument

  • Clarinet - Bb, A, C, Eb and Bass Clarinet

My Instruments

  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Piccolo
  • Saxophone

Software

  • QLab

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her