Enthusiastic teacher effective at providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment for all students.
Development and implementation of middle school level orchestra curriculum for 6th to th 8 grade levels.
Modification and adaptation of instruction and assignments for special needs students, as well as adaptation for ESL students.
Daily classroom instruction based on teaching outline prepared to meet curriculum design.
Evaluation of students' interests, aptitudes, temperament, and individual characteristics to determine suitable instrument for beginners.
Instrumental demonstration of musical scales, tones, and rhythm.
Conducts group rehearsals and instructs and coaches members in their individual parts, in fundamentals of musicianship, and ensemble performance.
Leads orchestra in regular and special performances for school programs, community activities, concerts, and competitions.
Selects music scores and performance pieces for individual and group performance.
Interfaces with parents of student to resolve student problems and to facilitate consistent cooperation and coordination between classroom and home.
Coordination of allocated music education budgets and fundraising activities
Credit Magna Cum Laude
AWARDS: Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition Champion Sigma Alpha Iota music fraternity (Past President of Beta Iota Chapter)
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