Professional Bio

  • D.A., Clarinet Performance, University of Northern Colorado
  • M.M., Clarinet Performance, University of Denver 
  • B.M., Clarinet Performance, University of Colorado at Boulder

Brian Ebert teaches applied clarinet at Regis.  A native of Kankakee, Illinois, he studied music education, composition, and clarinet at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1987-1989.  He holds performance degrees in clarinet from the University of Colorado at Boulder (B.M.), the University of Denver (M.M.), and the University of Northern Colorado (D.A.).

Dr. Ebert has performed with diverse artists and ensembles such as Robert Moran, Dave Grusin, Evan Ziporyn, the London Symphony Chorus, the Mahler Fest Orchestra, the Boulder Symphony Orchestra, and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.  He is currently the clarinetist for The Playground, Denver’s premier new music ensemble, and Antero Winds, the renowned Colorado woodwind quintet.

In addition to teaching clarinet at Regis, Brian teaches music theory, ear training, music appreciation, songwriting, and composition at the Community College of Denver, Auraria Campus. He is recently appointed to the Audio Production faculty at the Art Institute of Colorado.  Dr. Ebert also serves as a woodwind instructor for the nationally recognized instrumental music program at Legacy High School in Broomfield, CO.

A competent guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Brian has played in rock bands since the age of 15. He has performed in many local venues and festivals, including the Winter Park Folk Festival (2004, 2005, 2006) and the Blues from the Top Festival in Granby, Colorado (2005). Brian currently resides in Englewood, Colorado with his wife Tia.

Creative & Professional Work

Discography

The Playground - Dreams go Through Me

Alex Highton - Nobody Knows Anything 


Research & Scholarship

Dissertation

Integrated Exercises for Clarinet and Bass Clarinet


Community Service & Involvement

The Playground - Young Composers Program (K-12)