Contact Dr. Saenz!

Office: 817-715-7149

Cell: 817-601-7378

emily.saenz@fwisd.org

DIRECTORS.

Dr. Emily Saenz is delighted to head the choir program at Benbrook Middle High School. Winner of the 2021 "Friedman Chair of Excellence in Teaching" award, Dr. Saenz has led the BMHS choir's to win UIL sweepstakes each year. In addition to her work at Benbrook, Emily spearheads FWISD’s educational partnership with the NY Metropolitan Opera, via the “MET Live in HD Education Program" and writes curriculum for the Met's Educational programming which is used in schools around the world. Emily holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Oklahoma, a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Louisville, and a Doctorate of Music Arts degree in Voice from The University of Texas at Austin. In addition to her work as a teacher and conductor, Emily performs both operatic and concert repertoire throughout the DFW metroplex. She lives in Ft. Worth with her husband Carlos and their two children.

Jacob Brown is thrilled to be joining the Benbrook Middle-High School choir program! Already a part of the Bobcat Family, Jacob recently completed his student teaching at Fossil Ridge High School and here at BMHS this past spring! Jacob holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Texas Christian University. In addition to classroom teaching, Jacob continues to pursue professional performance opportunities including singing in the choir at Celebration Community Church in Fort Worth, TX. Jacob lives in Fort Worth with his loveable 100-lb husky mix, Dexter!

Contact Mr. Brown!

Office: 817-715-7149

Jacob.brown@fwisd.org

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