Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Passionate Music Conductor with excellent interpersonal, leadership and concert program planning talents developed over 30+ years in the field of Music Education. Seeking to share my creative and entertaining "Podium Skills" with adult musicians through music performance. Strong attention to detail with a superior work ethic.

  • Team leadership
  • Application of "Life Experiences" into music performance
  • Creating a superior group sound
  • Group and individual music performance instruction
Sales Account Manager & Tour Manager, 06/2019 to Current
Corporate Travel ServiceCity, STATE,
  • Designed travel itineraries for music ensembles to bolster learning through experiences to destinations both foreign and domestic
  • Delivered PowerPoint presentations to our client's members
  • Facilitated tours of music groups of up to 165 travelers.
Visiting Director of Instrumental Studies, 12/2019 to 04/2020
Concordia University Ann ArborCity, STATE,
  • Taught in substitute professor appointment to direct the Concordia University Orchestra and Band during the tenured director's sabbatical leave in Spring Term 2020
  • Selected varied repertoire for the orchestra and band concerts
  • Led Administrative Assistant and student staff in the planing and successful implementation of Concordia's High School Honor Band Day.
Director of Bands, 06/1990 to 05/2017
Huron High School / Ann Arbor Public SchoolsCity, STATE,
  • Directed, planned, created and led musical performances for the Huron High School Symphony, Concert, Varsity, Jazz, Pep and Rhythm Rat Marching Bands
  • Established daily music performance requirements and monitored student growth to over 230 students each year
  • Recruited and auditioned over 180 students each year to determine band placement
  • Managed financial and budgetary needs for the program including purchase of music, guest clinicians, instrument repairs, Solo & Ensemble Festival and annual large group travel
  • Worked positively with parents in fund raising for the Huron Music Association (music booster group).
Education and Training
Master of Arts Music: Education, Euphonium, Expected in 04/1986
The University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Trombone/,
Bachelor of Arts Music Education: , Expected in 08/1984
The University of Michigan Ann - Arbor,
State of Michigan, Grades K-12: , Expected in
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; Grades 7-8 All Subjects.
Additional Information
  • Personal Accomplishments , Awarded "Member Emeritus" status into MSBOA in 2018. Elected MSBOA District 12 "Teacher of the Year" in years 2016, 2000, and 1995. Chosen as Michigan's "Director who Makes a Difference" in The School Band & Orchestra Magazine, 2005. Elected "Drum Major" of The University of Michigan Marching Band in 1983, 1982, and 1981. Ensemble Accomplishments Awarded GRAMMY "Signature School" Status in years 2000, 2001, 2005 and 2006, and GRAMMY "Gold Award" in 2003. Led Huron Bands to multiple "First Place" and "Gold" Awards at band competitions in Toronto, Virginia Beach, Washington D.

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School Attended

  • The University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • The University of Michigan Ann

Job Titles Held:

  • Sales Account Manager & Tour Manager
  • Visiting Director of Instrumental Studies
  • Director of Bands


  • Master of Arts Music
  • Bachelor of Arts Music Education
  • State of Michigan, Grades K-12
  • Music

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