Chief Strategy Officer | English Instructor
Aaron Blumenthal graduated from Harvard University in 2015 with a BA in English (and secondary in music) and the New England Conservatory in 2017 with an MM in Jazz Performance. He teaches classes on literary analysis, reading comprehension, and essay writing, as well as creative fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. He develops all the curriculum for his own English classes, specifically tailored to the needs of each class. He is also the IS manager for Sapient and personally typed the words that you're reading right now!
His interests include Realism, Modernism, Romantic poetry, Structuralism, and Post-structuralism; his favorite writers include Keats, Barthes, Milton, Shakespeare, Woolf, Tolstoy, James Wood, Marilynne Robinson, J.K. Rowling, and Mary Oliver. He is currently working on his third novel and has written over eighty sonnets and other poems.
Aaron is also working on a music theory book and plays the saxophone, piano, flute, clarinet, and trumpet. He was the jazz combo director at Los Alamitos High School during the '18-19 school year, where he also led jazz improvisation and composition workshops. Aaron is also a semi-competitive Super Smash Brothers Melee player, dual-maining Fox and Falco. In his spare time, he sings, is an amateur interior designer, does yoga (badly), and plays SSBU with friends.
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