- D.A., Clarinet Performance, University of Northern Colorado - 2012
- M.M., Clarinet Performance, University of Denver - 2007
- B.M., Clarinet Performance, University of Colorado at Boulder - 1999
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 both the University of Colorado at Boulder (BM) and the University of Denver (MM). He is presently completing a doctoral degree in clarinet performance at the University of Northern Colorado.
Ebert has performed with diverse artists and ensembles such as Dave Grusin, Evan Ziporyn, the London Symphony Chorus, and the acclaimed MahlerFest Orchestra. He is currently the clarinetist for The Playground, a new music ensemble in residence at the University of Denver. His chamber trio Contradances appears on The Playground’s debut recording Dreams Go Through Me.
In addition to teaching clarinet at Regis, Brian teaches theory, ear training, music appreciation, and songwriting at the Community College of Denver-Auraria Campus. He also serves as a woodwind instructor for the nationally recognized instrumental music program at Pomona High School in Arvada, Colorado, a position he has held since 1997.
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.