Dr. Enegren is Assistant Professor of bassoon and Woodwind Coordinator at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University. She is member of Quintet of the Americas, a woodwind quintet focused on honoring and promoting music from South, Central, and North America. She is also a member of the Montclair Woodwind Quintet which mentors young chamber ensembles through a preprofessional residency program. Her scholarly publications can be found in the journals of the International Double Reed Society and the International Alliance for Women in Music. As a soloist she has performed fifteen concertos with orchestra and recently premiered seven new compositions by local composers. In orchestra, she has been a member of the Savannah Philharmonic since 2010 and freelances extensively in the NY/NJ area, including American Symphony Orchestra and New York Pops.
Committed to community engagement, Dr. Enegren recently led Quintet of the Americas on a tour to El Paso to provide music for detained immigrants and other border-related events. She has played for the New York Philharmonic’s “Very Young People’s Concerts” and volunteers in local high schools and elementary schools giving group and individual music lessons. She worked for four years in the Center for Music Entrepreneurship at Manhattan School of Music and implements career guidance and scheduling skills into her teaching.
At Manhattan School of Music, Sasha was honored as the outstanding graduate from the doctoral program, where she also received her master’s degree in orchestral performance. She has also studied at Mannes College of Music and Wake Forest University