piano teacher resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Seeking a position as a secondary school educator in music for the San Jacinto School District, using the California State Standards to promote an open learning environment.

  • Structuring lesson plans towards the differentiated learner.
  • Teaching and playing the fundamentals of brass, woodwind and string instruments
  • Punctual
  • Organized
  • Effective classroom management skills.Facilitating a vocal ensemble
  • Experienced Piano Accompanist
  • Music Theory
  • Ear Training
  • Music History
  • Woodwind and Brass instrument repair

Presidential Scholarship (2002-2005)

  • Received a partial scholarship to attend the University of Redlands based on merit and my instrumental audition.

Dean's List (2002, 2004, 2008)

  • Received recognition for academic accomplishment

Performances Abroad (2004)

  • Studied in Salzburg, Austria for a semester and performed solo and chamber music on the Piano

Piano Teacher, 04/2010 - Current
Sam Ash Music Raleigh, NC,

I administer and teach students through my own Piano Studio. I use many of the same aspects used in the regular music classroom in my own studio


  • Music Theory
  • Ear Training
  • Sight Reading
  • Music History
  • Solfege

Substitute Teacher, 2010 - 04/2010
City Of San Antonio, Tx San Antonio, TX,

Substitute taught throughout the Hemet school district, ranging from elementary to high school classrooms. I utilized my skills and knowledge in classroom management and executed the teachers agenda for each class, ensuring that their classes were on track with classroom goals.

Student Teacher, 2011 - 03/2011
North Country Academy Brandon, FL,
  • Taught two class periods of beginning trumpet and low brass instruments.
  • Took over four class periods and created full lesson plans for a month
  • Used the Texas State Standards to create daily lesson plans with clear objectives
Master of Arts: Music Education, Expected in 2014
University of Redlands - Redlands, CA
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Courses include:

  • Woodwind/Brass/String Technique studies
  • Learned the fundamentals in technique and repair for Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, French Horn, Tuba, Violin and Cello
  • Created and performed beginning lessons to peers as students, utilized the best techniques for specific instruments according to the professors expertise and my own knowledge
  • Courses in music pedagogy and rehearsal techniques for pre-college band programs
Bachelor's of Music: Piano Performance/ Music, Expected in 2008
University of Redlands - Redlands, CA
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Received my Bachelor's degree in Piano Performance and was intensely involved with all aspects of the school of music.

  • was a piano accompanist for vocal and instrumental students every semester of school
  • Played the trumpet in Wind Ensemble under Dr. Eddie Smith
  • Sang in the University Choir under Dr. Jeffery Rickard
Teaching Credential: Single Subject teaching credential, Expected in 2011
Region 4 Alternative Certification - Redlands, Texas
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  • Took courses in classroom management, English language learners, differentiated instruction.
  • Was a student teacher at McDonald middle school for four months, with a master teacher and field supervisor.

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School Attended

  • University of Redlands
  • University of Redlands
  • Region 4 Alternative Certification

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  • Piano Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Student Teacher


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor's of Music
  • Teaching Credential

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