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Sasha Gerritson Brauer Edit Profile

Music educator , Church musician

Sasha Gerritson Brauer, church musician, music educator. Recipient Talent award for artistic achievement, MacDowell Artists Association, Chicago, 1991, Joan Sachs/Neill Foundation, Chicago, 1994, Harold Berlinger/Neill Foundation, 1996. Member of The Nation, American Choral Directors Association.

Background

Brauer, Sasha Gerritson was born on July 9, 1972 in North Hampton, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Stephen Lawrence Gerritson and Alicen Jean McGowan.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Northeastern Illinois University, 1994. Master of Music, Northeastern Illinois University, 1996. Post master's certified, DePaul University, 1999.

Career

Executive director, founder L'Opera Piccola, Chicago, since 1995. Department chair, faculty Merit School Music, since 1996. Assistant to Daniel Barenboim Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1999—2001.

Part-time faculty Harold Washington College, Chicago, 2000—2001. Artistic director Happiness Club for Kids, since 2000. Part-time faculty Northeastern Illinois University, since 2000.

Minister music Park Ridge Community Church, since 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (musical theatre work) Rumpelstiltskin, 1996.

Membership

Member of The Nation, American Choral Directors Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Professional opera singer, writing, reading.

Connections

Married Todd Lawrence Brauer, September 22, 2001.

father:
Stephen Lawrence Gerritson

mother:
Alicen Jean McGowan

spouse:
Todd Lawrence Brauer