Nalani Fujiwara

Nalani Fujiwara

clarinet, saxophone (SMMS)

Nalani Fujiwara currently teaches in the Salem Public School system, in which positions include elementary, and middle school concert band director, middle school jazz band director, woodwind instructor, and assistant to the high school band. She has also been teaching clarinet and saxophone in the Belmont Saturday Morning Music School for the past 21 years. On top of her public teaching, Ms. Fujiwara has an extensive private studio which have serviced students in the towns and districts of Salem, Ipswich, Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester-Essex, Masconomet, and Belmont. Of all her musical development, playing in musicals and conducting are her two greatest passions. Ms. Fujiwara free-lances (in musical productions and concert bands) extensively in the North Shore area; and had the wonderful opportunity to guest-conduct the Salem State University Concert Band; and the Gordon College Symphonic Band. She is also the director of the Ipswich Summer Community Band. A native of Hawaii, Ms. Fujiwara received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Hawaii; and her Master of Music Education degree from Boston University.