John Engebretson ’91

Alumni and Faculty

Adjunct Instructor in Music and Music - Instrumental

John Engebretson grew up in Alexandria, MN, and attended Gustavus, from where he graduated in 1991. At Gustavus, he majored in Saxophone Performance, and then studied at the Conservatory in Bordeaux, France, under Jean-Marie Londeix.  Graduate studies include Northwestern University, where he studied with Fred Hemke and earned a Master’s Degree in Saxophone Performance followed by another Master’s Degree in Music Education.

He has performed throughout the country as a soloist, as a member of several quartets, and in numerous orchestral performances in Minneapolis and Chicago.  Highlights include performances in the North American Saxophone Alliance Regional and National Conventions, as well as the World Saxophone Congress in 2003.   Mr. Engebretson has taught band at Kennedy High School in Bloomington, MN, since 2004, and he joined the Gustavus faculty in 2006 as adjunct saxophone professor.


Courses Taught

Current

MUS-253 (Saxophone) and MUS-353 (Saxophone)

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
MUS-353Saxophone182013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA
MUS-253Saxophone112013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA
MUS-184Woodwind Ensemble82013/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2008/FA
MUS-238Saxophone52008/SP, 2007/FA, 2007/SP, and 2006/FA