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Welcome to my online portfolio!

I hope this website helps you to learn more about me as a music educator and musician. I'd like to thank you in advance for your time and consideration. Welcome!

My name is Kyle Nester and I have recently acquired a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Alma College and am looking for my first, full-time school employment. While I have performance/leadership experience in almost every aspect of school music (orchestra, band, jazz band, percussion ensemble, choir, musicals, etc.), my expertise lies in stringed and brass instruments. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to interview for your open teaching position.

While I have not yet taught within a school system on a full-time basis, I do have music teaching experience. For the last three summers, I have been an instructor/counselor for a number of marching band camps. I have instructed and assisted in both the Midland Youth Symphony and the Gratiot/Isabella RESD String Program. Also, I have instructed a number of private violin students. As a part of my Alma College coursework, I have have observed, tutored, assisted, and taught in a number of mid-Michigan classrooms. Apart from my Alma College requirements, I have substitute taught in Ashley, St. Louis, and Chippewa Hills School Districts. Currently at Fremont Middle School, I am a long-term substitute teacher for a middle school band program.  In December of 2004, I finished my student teaching internship with Chippewa Hills' orchestra program.

I would appreciate being considered for the open position on your staff. I believe my strong work ethic, personal and professional integrity, and commitment to excellence will augment your current staff and local community. I look forward to corresponding with you in the near future. I encourage you to communicate with my references and please contact me with any questions you may have about my qualifications. Thank you for your time and consideration.

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Kyle Nester

MISSION STATEMENT: My mission is to inspire, motivate, and nurture excellence in my students, my colleagues, and myself.

You can contact me at:

Kyle Nester
917 W. Center St.
Ithaca, MI 48847

Home: (989) 875-3144
Mobile: (989) 560-9190
Email: goldensection1@yahoo.com