Band Teacher Testimonials

Brandon is one of the best jazz educators in the City of Calgary and in Western Canada. He has inspired countless St. Francis students in the area of jazz improvisation often demonstrating various styles and techniques and he provides the students with the necessary tools to perform jazz successfully and to approach improvisation with confidence. I give him my highest endorsement!

Brigida Battistessa
Music Director St. Francis High School

“Mr. Oberhamer is someone I request consistently as a clinician because of the high quality music education he offers to students. He firstly,
demonstrates musicianship at a professional level which is critical as a clinician. Further to this he possesses a vast array of pedagogical
approaches that allow him to reach the wide variety of student skill set which is present in every workshop. Consistently when walking into a
saxophone clinic being given by Mr. Oberhamer, I am always pleased to see students engaged in learning at a musical level which should be

Brendan Hagan
Fine Arts Learning Leader
Western Canada High School

Brandon has been our exclusive saxophone clinician at Strathcona-Tweedsmuir school for the past 20 years. He has developed the skills of our saxophone students from the beginner stages right through to our graduating seniors. Brandon has high expectations for the students he works with and this shows in their saxophone technique and saxophone tone. We are pleased to have Brandon as a part of our music team at STS!

Tania Cooper
Middle School Band Director.
Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School
Okotoks Alberta Canada

“With the help of Brandon, our band students did really well today. They spent a lot of time on articulations like staccatos and legatos. He got them motivated to work hard and focus in on what needed improvement. The students felt Brandon was on their side pushing them to do better.”

Brian Uzick
Strathcona Tweedsmuir School