Since moving to the metro Detroit area in early 2016 with degrees from Central Michigan University and the University of Michigan, Dominic Bierenga has established a presence there as a progressive and creative musician and educator, specializing in a wide range of saxophones, clarinets, and flutes. He is a current member of Paddlebots, the Zen Zadravec Quintet, Northwoods Improvisers, and the Dr. Prof. Leonard King Orchestra. He has also performed or recorded with a wide variety of artists as Gary Burton, Beartrap, Marcus Elliot, Grey Matter, Nick Small, the Planet D Nonet, the Jeff Hamilton Trio, and many more. He also teaches in-person and online lessons in saxophone at all levels, improvisation (jazz and otherwise), and composition and arranging. Besides his work as an instrumentalist, Bierenga is also a composer of several works in the Northwoods Improvisers repertoire.