Jenifer Kechulius, an American Abroad, is based in Zurich, Switzerland where she teaches Music Together classes in the greater Zurich area, as well as private and group music lessons. For more information, like her Facebook page Zurich Saxophone Lessons. Jenifer was also hired as the administrative assistant for the World Youth Wind Orchestra Project held in Schladming, Austria each summer as a part of the annual Mid Europe wind music festival.

Ms. Kechulius received a Bachelor of Music in saxophone performance from Indiana-Purdue of Fort Wayne, Indiana in 2008. She then spent several years teaching privately, teaching at her alma mater, IPFW (now the Purdue Fort Wayne School of Music), working as a freelance musician, and working as a sales associate and private instructor at Mynett Music Company.

While pursuing a Master of Music degree in saxophone performance (and also studying music history) at the University of South Carolina she taught private lessons, university music appreciation and music entrepreneurship courses, and directed their New Horizons Bands.

After graduate school Ms. Kechulius took the position of Program Director at the Champaign School of Music, a private music academy in central Illinois.  While there, she also trained as a Music Together teacher. She then accepted the position of Executive Manager of Sinfonia da Camera, a chamber orchestra under the direction of Ian Hobson. Because of her great love of teaching, Ms. Kechulius ran a private studio of saxophone, clarinet, flute, and music theory students in Champaign-Urbana, in addition to her full-time job.

Ms. Kechulius was briefly based in Norwich, England. While there, she continued her work at Sinfonia da Camera, working remotely as the Director of Marketing and Design before ultimately moving to Zurich, Switzerland.

Photo by Nadia Roos Grossenbacher