Crane School of Music, Bachelor of Arts: Music Education Major, Music Composition MinorGPA: 3.99
Degree: May 2017• Orchestra Track: Violinist• Principal Instructors: Violin – John Lindsey and Liesl Schoenberger Doty; Composition – Jerod Sommerfeldtand Gregory Wanamaker
CertificationsNew York State Initial Certification – May 2017
Teaching and Related Experience
Student Teacher, Patchogue-Medford School District 9/2016 – 10/2016Barton and Canaan Elementary Schools• Taught General Music grades 1-5 – 5 sections a day for 40 minutes per class• Taught 4-5thgrade Chorus – met before school for interested students• Attended all professional development meetings for building teachers and the Music Department, includingIEP meetings called by the CSE
Student Teacher, Northport/East-Northport UFSD 10/2016 – 12/2016Northport Middle School and Ocean Ave Elementary School• Taught 7-8thgrade orchestra – ran 40 minute rehearsals twice a week, taught 5 string lessons for 40 mins each(Monday, Thursday, Friday), conducted a piece in Middle School concert• Taught 4-5thgrade orchestra – ran 40 minute rehearsal once a week (Wednesday), taught 30 min stringlessons (Tuesday, Wednesday)• Assisted with sound for Elementary School Play (The Jungle Book), and for Middle School Variety Show
National String Project, Instructor/Intern – The Crane School of Music, Potsdam, NY 09/2015-12/2015• Taught beginning violin and cello, in private and small group settings• Teach and conduct advanced student orchestra 01/2017 – Present
General Music Practicum – St. Mary’s Catholic School, Potsdam, NY 09/2015-12/2015• Taught Kindergarten general music, curriculum focused on “Music in Me and All Around Me”
Counselor and Head Librarian – Luzerne Music Center, Lake Luzerne, NY 06/2016-08/2016• Supervised campers and ran recreational activities in addition to performing tasks that were essential for thecamp’s operation• Created and organized parts needed for the weekly operation of orchestra rehearsals• Managed the orchestra and made announcements regarding orchestra activities
Head Orchestra Librarian – Crane Symphony Orchestra 09/2014-Present• Renovated inventory system for Crane Symphony Orchestra’s library• Marked, copied, and distributed music to orchestra personnel for each concert cycle• Coordinated tours, set up rehearsals, and worked closely with the CSO conductor to ensure smooth dailyoperation of the library and the orchestra
Crane Symphony Orchestra – Potsdam, NY 09/2013 – Present• Sat as section leader for Second Violins for three semesters and sat as Asst. Concertmaster for Gala concert inSpring 2015• Performed at NYSSMA Winter Conference in December 2014
Page 2• Performed at Carnegie Hall in Spring 2016
D.I.N. Ensemble – Potsdam, NY 01/2015 – Present• Founding member of improvised, electro-acoustic ensemble with Crane professor Jerod Sommerfeldt• Created an improvised soundtrack to the silent film, “The Passion of Joan of Arc” by Carl Theodor Dreyer• Frequently plays at local venues in Potsdam
Orchestra of Northern New York, Second Violinist – Potsdam, NY 03/2015 – 10/2015
Metropolitan Youth Orchestra – Smithtown, NY 09/2011 – 05/2013• Sat as concertmaster for 20thanniversary gala concert at Carnegie Hall
Member of NAfME / NYSSMA since Fall 2013
Collegiate Chapter #3 of NAfME at SUNY Potsdam (Fall 2013 – Present)– Served on the Executive Board asPublicist (2014-2015) and President (2015-2016). Active member of the chapter since Fall 2013.
Attended the NYSSMA Winter Conference (December 2015 & December 2016)
Presider,“Students on the Autism Spectrum in the Large Ensemble Setting” [M.S. Reed and S. Fischer-Croneisclinicians], session presented at the annual meeting of the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA),Rochester Convention Center, Rochester, NY. December 3, 2016.
Attended NYSSMA Biennial Collegiate Conference at Houghton College (Spring 2016)
NAfME Collegiate Advocacy Summit / Hill Day (Summer 2014-2016)– Advocated for music education with theNAfME Advocacy team as well as NYSSMA executives each Summer from 2014-2016. Worked closely withNYSSMA executives to advocate for music education reform such as the inclusion of music as a core academicsubject in ESSA. Received leadership training at the NAfME Headquarters in Reston, VA.
SCMEA Professional Development Day at Nesaquake Middle School (November 2016)– attended professionaldevelopment day while student teaching in Northport/East-Northport UFSD.
CompositionFacility in composing electronic and acoustic musicExperience with Sibelius, Ableton Live, SoundTrap, GarageBand, Max, PureData, RTCmix and Reason.Sin Eater (2016) – co-composed soundtrack to short, animated film2 (2016), Vermillion for violin and electronics (2016), Mountain for symphonic band (2016), Joan of Arc (album,2015), Variate (album, 2014)
Honors & Awards• General Honors Program at SUNY Potsdam• Member of Phi Eta Sigma (2014) and Phi Kappa Phi (2016) Honor Societies• Recipient of Lucille B. Jackson ’51 Freshman Scholarship, William and Carolyn Clark Outstanding FutureTeacher Scholarship, and Elizabeth Panzer Shulman Award• Departmental Scholars in Music Education (2016, 2017)• Collegiate NYSSMA Conference Scholarship, awarded to collegiate chapter members in good standing.December 2016• Awarded President’s List for academics every semester