Teaching Artist, Classroom Music
Isaiah Sanderman earned his Bachelor of Arts in Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts in 2019. An active performer, bandleader, composer, and educator, he draws upon an array of experiences to provide a uniquely engaging and holistic musical education for students of all ages and backgrounds. As an educator, Mr. Sanderman prioritizes making music class a fun and safe environment, and strives to nurture students’ creativity, encourage self-reliance, demonstrate the value of discipline, and promote musical literacy.
Since moving to Chicago in 2014, Mr. Sanderman has had the privilege of a vibrant and multi-faceted performance career across the Midwest. Specializing in saxophone, piano, and as a vocalist, with experience in a plethora of styles such as jazz, classical, musical theater, rock, R&B, Latin, and Indian fusion, his bands and ensembles have appeared at top-tier Chicago venues.