Resume

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Education

Master of Science in Music Technology

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Graduate Teaching Assistant

GPA 4.0, Graduation Date: Summer 2012

Honors

– Outstanding Graduate Student in Music Technology

 

Bachelor of Music in Education (Summa Cum Laude)

Minor in Jazz Studies, Major Instrument: Percussion

SUNY Potsdam (Crane School of Music), Potsdam, NY

GPA 3.78, Graduation Date: May 2011

Honors

– Performance Certificate

– President’s List (All semesters)

– Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society

 

Certification

Initial New York State Certification, Music K-12

Issued July 2011

 

New Jersey Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing, Teacher of Music

Issued October 2012

 

Experience

Music Teacher (September 2014 – Present)

Nanuet Union Free School District, Nanuet, NY

Teaches 5th, 6th, and 8th grade general music classes

Advises the Nanuet High School Music Technology Club

Teaches 5th and 6th grade instrumental lessons

 

Visiting Instructor and Music Technology Coordinator (September 2013 – June 2014)

Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY

Taught music technology courses to undergraduate music majors

Supervised the Crane MIDI Lab and live concert video streams

Coordinated technology use in the Crane School of Music

Managed student workers in the Crane MIDI Lab

 

Music Teacher (September 2012 – June 2013)

St. Gregory Barbarigo School, Garnerville, NY

Responsible for the design and implementation of a general music curriculum for grades K-8

Taught general music classes of up to 36 students grades K-8

Responsible for planning, rehearsing for, and conducting the school concert and spring musical

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant  (August 2011-May 2012)

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Taught “Introduction to Music Theory” courses to non-majors

Taught “Introduction to Music Fundamentals” courses to Elementary Education majors

Assisted in setup and oversight of Tavel Arts and Technology Research Center

Maintained Telematic Collective website: telematiccollective.org

 

Field Related Activities

Supervised and assisted students with Crane School MIDI Lab (2008-2010)

Study Abroad Program: Dance and Drumming in Ghana (Summer 2008)

 

Conference Presentations

“Welcome to the Gahu: Ghanaian Dance-Drumming for the Music Classroom” (March 2016). Session to be presented at the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference in Boston, MA.

“Easy Computer Programming with Scratch” (December 2015). Session to be presented at the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, NY.

“Incorporating Technology in Your Middle School Music Curriculum” (December 2015). Session to be presented at the New York State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, NY.

“Music Technology in the Middle School” (November 2014). Session presented at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention Technology Day in Indianapolis, IN.

“Distance Performing Using the Internet” (March 2014). Session presented at the New York State Band Directors Association Symposium in Liverpool, NY.

“Telematic Arts: an Overview” (November 2013). Invited clinician. Session presented at the Percussive Arts Society Technology Day in Indianapolis, IN.

“Telematic Performance” (February 2013). Session presented at the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference in Boston, MA.

“Evaluation of the educational benefits of telematic performance with high school students” (September 2012). Poster presented at the Crane School of Music Symposium on Music Teacher Education at the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam.

Performances           

Percussionist for the College Music Society Northeast Regional Conference Composers Concert

Piano accompanist at Temple Beth El, Spring Valley, NY

Percussionist for the New York Wind Symphony, Central Valley, NY, Ridgewood Concert Band, Ridgewood, NJ, and Northern Symphonic Winds, Potsdam, NY

2012 Workshop on Performing Arts Production over Advanced Networks hosted by Internet2 and New World Symphony

Solo performances: Faculty Percussion and Electronics Recital, Senior Percussion Recital, Junior Percussion Recital

 

Professional Affiliations

New York State School Music Association

National Association for Music Education

Percussive Arts Society

TI:ME – Technology Institute for Music Educators

-Education Committee Member

College Music Society

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Professional Music Fraternity

– Chapter Vice President (Fall 2009-Spring 2010)

– Chapter Alumni Relations Officer (Fall 2010, Spring 2009)

 

Technology Skills

Notation Software: Finale, Sibelius, Noteflight

Music Editing Software: Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, GarageBand, Audacity, Band-in-a-Box

Video Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, Final Cut

Music Education Software: SmartMusic, Groovy Music Series, Practica Musica, Auralia

Web Development Tools: Adobe Dreamweaver, WordPress

Design Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash

Communications Software: Jacktrip, Adobe Connect, Conference XP, Skype

Apple Software: iWeb, iPhoto, iTunes, Appleworks

Coding Languages: MAX/MSP, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Actionscript 2.0, Actionscript 3.0

Other: Microsoft Office, MIDI Setup

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