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Here is an internet version of my resume. Please feel free to request a hard copy of my resume.

EDUCATION:

--Alma College, Alma, MI
Bachelor of Music Education
GPA: 3.7129

--American String Workshop with Dr. Robert Culver participant in June 2004

--Spring 2004 semester in Poland and Czech Republic with Alma Choir Tour (2 weeks)

--Fall 2003 semester in Vienna, Austria (3 months)

TEACHING-RELATED EXPERIENCE:

--Fremont Middle Schools, Fremont, MI April 11-May 13 2005
Long-term substitute teacher for middle school band.

--Ashley Schools, Ashley, MI Winter 2005
Substitute teacher.

--St. Louis Schools, St. Louis, MI Winter 2005
Substitute teacher.

--Chippewa Hills Schools, Remus, MI Winter 2005
Substitute orchestra teacher.

--Chippewa Hills Schools, Remus, MI Fall 2004
Student Teacher Internship with the orchestra program under Patricia Baser. I instructed all levels of students and conducted each group during concerts.

--Midland Youth Symphony, Fall 2004
Substitute conductor and instructor.

--Gratiot-Isabella RESD String Program, 2003-2005
Substitue conductor and instructor; assisted during performances.

--Republic Alternative School, Alma, MI Winter 2003
Tutored students in various subjects (math, reading, etc.).

--Northbranch Band Camp, Aug. 2004
Music/Marching instructor.

--Waterford-Kettering Band Camp, Aug. 2004
Music/Marching instructor.

--Ithaca Band Camp, Aug. 2002-2004
Music/Marching instrucor and counselor.

--Private Violin Lesson Instructor, 2001-2003, 2004-2005

--Alma High/Middle School, May 2002
Instructed various instrumental ensembles and assisted in Collage Concert. Supervised by Mr. David Zerbe and Mr. Pat Dewitt.

--Swan Valley High School, February 2002
Instructed trumpet section during an intensive, one-day rehearsal.

--Ithaca High School, Fall 2002
Observed and participated in beginning band and band classes. Supervised by Mr. Robert Crist and Mr. Kevin Smith.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

--Peninsula Cellars, June 2004
Sales Clerk-customer service, stocking wine.

--Tullymore Golf Course, Summers of 2001-2003
Cart Staff-customer service, maintenance.

--Ponderosa Steakhouse, Summer 2000
Dishwasher/Busboy.

--Freelance Musician, 1998-present
Solos, quartets, and other ensembles for concerts, weddings, funerals, etc.

CREATIVE AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY:

--Performed in the 2004 Beaver Island "Baroque on Beaver" Music Festival

--Performed in the 2002 Plymouth, Massachusetts Chamber Music Festival

--Performed in various musicals in central Michigan including: Sweeney Todd, Always... Patsy Cline, and Brigadoon

VIOLIN INSTRUCTORS:

--Jason Economides, 2002-2004

--Maeve Auer, fall term in Vienna, Austria, 2003

--Wei Tsun Chang, 1996-2002

--Meredith Arksey, 1990-1996

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

--American String Teacher's Association (ASTA)

HONORS, AWARDS, AND DISTINCTIONS:

--Named a Harlan R. McCall Memorial Scholar
For prospective elementary/secondary teachers who have demonstrated excellence in academic work and student teaching.

--Achieved Dean's List status for 7 terms

--Performed in Alma College Honors Recitals on 4 occasions

--Graduated with honors in music

--Graduated Summa Cum Laude

REFERENCES:

Mrs. Patricia Baser
Chippewa Hills Orchestra Director
3226 Arthur Rd.
Remus, MI 49340
(989) 967-2200

Mr. Jason Economides
Alma College Violin Instructor and Gratiot/Isabella RESD Director
614 W. Superior St.
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-7119

Mrs. Leslie Thomas
Student Teaching Critic
1020 Wellesley
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-3643

Mr. David Zerbe
Alma College Professor
614 W. Superior St.
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-7213

Mr. Robert Crist
Retired Band Director
307 S. Ithaca
Ithaca, MI 48847
(989) 875- 3694

Dr. Will Nichols
Alma College Professor and Choir Director
614 W. Superior St.
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-7221

Dr. Scott Messing
Alma College Professor
614 W. Superior St.
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-7215