Substitute Teacher Indiana and surrounding area School Districts
I substitute in multiple school districts in and around Indiana county including Homer-Center, Marion Center, Indiana, and Armstrong School districts.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Crimson Youth Choir Director Indiana University of Pennsylvania
IUP'S Community Music School's Crimson Youth Choir is comprised of youth singers ages 7-16 from Indiana and its surrounding areas. This organization consists of two different choral ensembles that perform on IUP's campus as well as other community events. One includes every member, the other is a more advanced auditioned group. While being the director of this program, I rehearsed every week, auditioned every member, advertised for the group, coordinated the concerts and other events as well as select the repertoire.
Student Teaching Marion Center School District and Indiana Area School District
My first student teaching placement was at Marion Center High School/Middle school where I assisted with and taught Junior and Senior High School Choir, General Music classes, along with their Musical production. For the duration of the musical, I assisted with music direction as well as stage managed and supervised the stage crew during the performances.
My second student teaching placement was at Indiana High School and Benjamin Franklin Elementary school. At the high school, I instructed private voice lessons and choir sectionals, along with rehearsed their Women's, Men's, and A Capella choir. All of these choirs were auditioned choirs and were of very high quality. At the Elementary school I assisted with and taught third grade music..
Chicago Public School Teacher
Belding Elementary, Chicago Il
August 2018 to Present
Currently, I teach kindergarten through 8th grade General Music, along with direct their Beginning Band, Concert Band and Concert Choir.
Volunteer Educational Experiences
LAMBEC Music Camp Counselor CAPNWP (Camping Association of the Presbyteries of Northwestern Pennsylvania)
West Springfield, PA
July 2014 to Present
Camp LAMBEC Music Camp is a week long Presbyterian retreat for children in grades 4-college freshman where choral and instrumental music is prepared for a concert as well as activities to strengthen their faith. During this camp I lead bible studies, coordinate evening activities, perform skits for the campers, lead praise services, and have rehearsed the ensembles as well.
Mini Music Camp Instructor Kenn Mawr Presbyterian Church
McKees Rocks, PA
June 2013 to June 2016
During this week long camp, students ages three to eight are able to learn the basics of music and participate in educational rhythmic and vocal games. I assisted the head teacher and instructed the students throughout the entire camp.