Woodwind Faculty

Elaine Erickson

Clarinet Faculty

Elaine Erickson graduated from Clarke University in 2012 with a major in special education and a minor in music performance (clarinet) under the tutelage of David Resnick. Ms. Erickson is a fine performer, touring with the Clarke Clarinet Quartet, the Clarke Wind Quintet, and playing 1st chair in the Clarke Wind Ensemble all four years. As a veteran teacher in the...

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Emma Fassbinder

Flute and Saxophone Faculty

As a young and talented musician, Emma Fassbinder has been playing piano for over 14 years; flute for 12 years; and saxophone for 10 years. She is a proud alum of Northeast Iowa School of Music and knows, first hand, the impact that our school has in students' lives. Ms, Fassbinder is a fall, 2020 graduate of University of Northern Iowa where she was a distinguished...

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Mike Jozefowicz

Oboe Faculty

Mike Jozefowicz graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville with a bachelor’s degree in music education having both a vocal and an instrumental major.  He 1971 he earned his Master’s Degree in teaching music.  He taught band in Bloomington, Wisconsin from 1965 to 1967, and then moved to Dubuque where he taught band in the parochial grade schools through the...

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Nitshelle Kerstein

Flute and Saxophone Faculty

Nitshelle Kerstein graduated in 2019 from Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in music education. She studied flute under Madalyn Mackey; principal flautist of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Kerstein performed on the saxophone in the Clarke University Jazz Band, under the direction of David Resnick. She plans to continue her studies and earn...

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Marcia Martin

Bassoon Faculty

Marcia Martin, instructor of bassoon at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville, earned her BM in bassoon performance from the University of Iowa.  Continuing her education at the Eastman School of Music, she earned an MM in Bassoon Performance and Literature and a Performer’s Certificate.  Previously, she was instructor of bassoon at the State University of New York...

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Jill Scheirer

Clarinet and Piano Faculty

Bio coming.

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