Carolyn Glenn Brewer
Carolyn Glenn Brewer

Author Carolyn Glenn Brewer is a longtime music educator who has spent a career promoting – through writing, playing and teaching – the importance of instrumental education. Besides being a grade school and middle school band director, she has played clarinet in bands, chamber groups, orchestras, and musical theaters in the Kansas City area.

Thorpe Menn Award

A social historian as well, her highly acclaimed books Caught in the Path and Caught Ever After have been featured on radio and television, and adapted to the stage. In 2012 Caught Ever After was named a Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award finalist.

Carolyn and Herbie

Carolyn lives in Kansas City with her husband, Tim, their cat Ella and their Bernese Mountain Dog Herbie. She has four grown children (piano, guitar, bass, trumpet, clarinet and saxophone) and four grandchildren (piano and cello, percussionists in the making)