student-focused music educator eager to contribute expertise toward actively supporting the academic community in delivering high-quality education and optimizing individual and group performance.
ø seamlessly blend proven, multi-level instructional acumen with superior organizational abilities, solid leadership attributes, and successful interpersonal relationship proficiencies.
ø adept at producing valued and balanced performance assessments, as well as successfully and tactfully addressing students strengths and weaknesses.
ø able to establish and maintain exceptional associations with students of culturally diverse backgrounds through the exhibition of outstanding communication skills.
master s of music concentration in instrumental conducting (2007)
bachelor s of music concentration in music education (1999)
california state university, long beach
~ currently pursuing music performance professional development coursework at irvine valley college ~
~ certified to teach music (k-12) state of california since 2000 ~
elementary music specialist
ø plan and present cohesive elementary-level strings curriculums for 4th and 5th grade students, including implementing a successful teaching structure and providing all disciplinary measures as appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of children.
ø provide a cooperative classroom learning setting consisting of musically-based technology integration and other assimilated exercises to achieve high levels of student motivation and success.
ø contribute accurate recordkeeping skills and classroom maintenance support efforts toward attaining a consistently organized educational environment.
graduate conducting assistant
ø contributed exceptional undergraduate conducting course-based instructional support for students by consistently employing resourceful teaching methodologies to achieve seamless educational processes.
ø utilized superior conducting talents to guest-lead major instrumental music performance ensembles, including the university symphony orchestra, studio orchestra, wind symphony, symphonic band, and concert band.
co-founder / conductor of youth orchestra
ø established a high-profile, scholastically-based symphonic orchestra that attained up to 50% membership growth within the first year, along with developing and implementing a student-driven curriculum that focused on delivering outstanding individualized- and group-based musical instruction.
ø demonstrated dynamic management abilities toward optimally directing weekly rehearsals in preparation for various evening performances throughout the year.
middle school music director
ø led instructional and organizational success of a 200-student sequential music program with multiple band and orchestra levels, including proactively creating a rapidly growing after-school jazz ensemble.
ø maximized enrollment levels by building valuable relationships with feeder elementary and high school music programs; served on the school site council; mentored several top-performing student teachers.
music program curriculum coordinator
ø developed comprehensive elementary-level music curriculum for high-performance string and wind students, along with resourcefully liaising between various public-sector officials to build critical community relationships.
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ø drive symphonic success by providing wide-ranging guest conductor duties, including effectively selecting appropriate repertoire and directing cohesive weekly rehearsals in preparation for concert performances.
ø optimize community-based orchestra efficiency by utilizing complimentary managerial abilities to direct productive weekly rehearsals and prepare for high-attendance concert performances.
youth orchestra conductor
ø efficiently organize and rehearse middle- and high-school band and orchestra ensembles in preparation for multiple concert performances, including collaborating with music director on repertoire selection.
ø objectively assess wide-ranging student proficiencies, along with actively communicating with parents / guardians to attain exceptional overall student success.
trumpet performance background
wind symphony and symphony orchestra
(2007 c present)
irvine valley college, irvine, ca
saddleback orchestra b-band
(2001 c present)
saddleback church, lake forest, ca
four seasons orchestra
(2001 - 2005)
parkcrest christian church
(1998 c 2000)
long beach, ca
mac frampton and the hollywood hills orchestra
long beach, ca
idyllwild symphony orchestra and festival wind ensemble
(1996 c 1998)
symphony orchestra, wind ensemble, show band, jazz ensemble
(1995 c 2000)
long beach community college, long beach, ca
university symphony orchestra, studio orchestra, wind symphony, symphonic band,
trumpet ensemble, brass ensemble, brass quintet, jazz ensemble, and basketball band
(1994 c 2000)
california state university, long beach, long beach, ca
excellent references provided upon request
hiring agent name
i am currently seeking a challenging and rewarding instrumental music instructor role within a progressive academic community, and am submitting my resume for your review.
i am eager to apply my broad background in music instruction, conducting, curriculum coordination, and program management toward actively supporting your school in continually fostering an encouraging and productive scholastic environment.
you will find me to be an enthusiastic, student-focused leader who seamlessly blends outstanding organizational abilities with solid leadership talents and successful interpersonal relationship-building skills. in addition, i have proven myself to be adept at producing valued and balanced performance assessments, as well as successfully and tactfully addressing students strengths and weaknesses.
i am able to proficiently combine industry experience with critical knowledge gained from a master s degree in music from california state university long beach and current professional development pursuits in music performance at irvine valley college. for these aforementioned reasons, i am excited to attain a growth-oriented educational role within your organization.
i look forward to hearing from you in order to discuss an available opportunity for which i am qualified. i may be reached as indicated, and thank you in advance for your time and consideration.
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