Jerry Neeman, Saxophone, Brass & Woodwinds teacher
Jerry Neeman is an experienced music educator and musician. He earned a B.A. in Instrumental Music Education from Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska in 1976, and a M.A. in Music Education from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, in 1986. Jerry began his teaching career in 1976 as the Instrumental Music Instructor at Rock County High School in Bassett, Nebraska. He continued his teaching career as Instrumental Music Instructor for St. Paul Nebraska Public Schools from 1984 to 1986 and Instrumental Music Instructor for Ord, Nebraska Public Schools form 1986 to 2009. Jerry is a talented musician and multi-instrumentalist and plays most brass and woodwind instruments as well as drums and guitar. He has performed as a solo Blues guitarist and singer and has drummed on RFD TV in Branson, Mo, and backed up many touring musicians notably Charlie McCoy.
As a band director Jerry has conducted numerous symphonic, marching, and Jazz bands that have received superior ratings in multi-state competitions. As a performer he was a trumpet soloist and clinician for eight years in Nebraska High Schools; Principal Trumpet for the Hastings, Nebraska Civic Symphony; featured soloist for the Hastings College Jazz Band; and lead trumpet and soloist for the New Flock Jazz Band in Grand Island, Nebraska.
Jerry and his wife recently relocated to Colorado where Jerry began teaching privately at Evergreen School of Music in September, 2014, and he also teaches at Music and Arts in Littleton, Colorado.