Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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I am an energetic, knowledgeable, and experienced music teacher who possesses high expectations while maintaining excellent relationships with students and colleagues.

  • 7 years of experience as a high school orchestra director
  • 14 years experience teaching private string lessons
  • Excellent knowledge of string pedagogy and Suzuki teaching method
  • Vast knowledge of music theory and music history
  • Trained and taught in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

Private Violin Teacher, 07/1999 - 01/2013
City, STATE,

Selected method books and pieces for each private student.

Taught whole musicianship including scales, music theory, technique, posture, and bowings.

Assessed student progress weekly at lessons.

7 - 12 Orchestra Director, 07/1999 - 04/2006

Developed curricula for 4 orchestra levels including 7th grade, 8th grade, high school and chamber orchestra each year.

Trained in International Baccalaureate Music and taught the course in 2003 and 2005

Organized and conducted 6 concerts per year at both schools.

Directed the pit orchestra for the fall musical theater production

Led 3 successful high school orchestra tours to Madison, WI, New York City and San Francisco.

Managed and maintained over 100 school instruments in the school rental program

Established positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators.

: Masters of Arts in Music Education - Instrumental Focus, Expected in 2009
University of St. Thomas - St. Paul, MN

4.0 GPA

: Bachelor of Arts in Music, Expected in 1999
St. Olaf College - Northfield, MN

3.60 GPA

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Received Departmental Distinction from Music Department Faculty

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