Education & Experience

Marianne Breneman enjoys a hyphenated career as a Clarinetist-Health Coach and is the owner of Mindful Health & Harmony LLC.  She holds degrees from Michigan State University, Wayne State University, and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM).  She has enjoyed a diverse career in music; playing in orchestras throughout the Midwest and Southeast, participating in music festivals across North America, teaching at colleges and in her private studio, and playing in pits for musicals and touring shows.  This diversity has allowed her the flexibility to pursue her passion for sharing health and wellness and she is committed to helping her clients live better lives through nutrition, exercise, and meditation and mindfulness.  Marianne enjoys walking really fast, Pure Barre, yoga, travel, cooking, aeroponic gardening, sharing Juice Plus, reading, and spending time with friends.  She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband Brian and their two exuberant golden retrievers, Oliver and Fiona.

 

Education, Credentials, and Experience

  • BM in Clarinet Performance, Michigan State University
  • MM in Clarinet Performance, Wayne State University
  • Artist Diploma, The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM)
  • Core Certificate in Arts Management, UMass-Amherst Arts Extension Service
  • Certified Health Coach, Dr. Sears Wellness Institute
  • Master Certified Health Coach, Dr. Sears Wellness Institute
  • Positive Psychology Practitioner Certification, The School of Positive Transformation
  • Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher Training, The School of Positive Transformation
  • “Essentials of Performing Arts Medicine” – Course Completed

 Professional and Philanthropic Memberships

  • International Clarinet Association
  • Performing Arts Medicine Association
  • American Federation of Musicians – Local 500
  • National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
  • North Carolina Music Educators Association (NCMEA)
  • Soroptimist International of Raleigh
  • Alpha Gamma Delta Fraternity