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Music Instructors provide music lessons to adults and children and teach them how to sing or play. Essential responsibilities of a Music Instructor are planning lessons, determining student needs, preparing students for examination, reporting to parents, providing feedback to students, organizing recitals, and promoting their services. A successful example resume in the field should mention skills like knowledge of music theory, aural skills, instruction abilities, patience, excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, and organization. Teaching qualification and training at a conservatory are often seen on Music Instructor resumes.

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Secondary Vocal Music Instructor

Managed vocal music department at a large, rural southwestern Pennsylvania high school.

  • Directed and prepared intermediate level choral ensembles for school, public, and adjudicated performances.
  • Designed and implemented new curriculum for voice and piano courses.
  • Produced and directed drama and musical theater performances.
  • Coordinated student travel, fundraising initiatives, a parent booster organization, and several afterschool clubs and activities.
  • Recruited new members by displaying high-quality and entertaining student performances.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Music Education
MA
Music Education
2

Music Instructor CICS Wrightwood Elementary

Advised and prepared applications and audition material for 8th grade students applying to performing arts high schools

  • Instruct 720 students in the fundamentals of music
  • Created a select chorus for K-4th.
  • Created a select after school chorus for 5th-8th grade.
  • Orchestra musical performances several times of year involving various musical ensembles such as King College Prep Band and the Ravinia Festival.
  • Plan and oversee the production of an annual winter and spring musical
  • Teach basic German, French and Italian phonetic concepts to K-8TH using the International
  • Introduced and solidified concepts of World music and African American Music to K-8th
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Music
MA
Opera & Vocal Literature
3

GENERAL, CHORAL, and INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC INSTRUCTOR

Instruct fifth and sixth grade general music classes

  • Designed standards based curriculum with emphasis on project-based learning, performance, and analysis
  • Instruct brass, woodwind, and percussion instrumental music classes from beginner to intermediate levels
  • Founded and direct a fifth grade chorus of 80 students
  • Conducted performances at Campbell's Field in Camden, NJ and at South Jersey Choral festivals in Cape May, NJ
  • Serve as Teacher Leader of the Related Arts Department
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Music Education
MA
Education
4

Graduate Music Instructor

  • Taught Introduction to Music courses as part of paid graduate assistantship
  • Wrote and presented lectures and exams for classes of 80-100 students
  • Responsible for all aspects of teaching including exams and final semester grading
  • Director of Commencement Band
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BFA
Music Education
MA
Music Performance And Pedagogy
5

Music Instructor

  • Develop curriculum and weekly lesson plans for an after school music program aimed at inspiring and empowering youth through the arts
  • Teach and monitor progress of approximately 15 high school students on their respective instruments and help them to better understand their role within the context of a group
  • Prepare music that students practice and perform throughout the school year, helping them build confidence and a sense of teamwork
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BFA
Jazz Performance
Instrumental Performance
6

Music Instructor

  • Taught guitar, drums and bass lessons.
  • Instructed the 201 program (A band consisting of various 10-15 year old students)
  • Organized themes and set lists
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Musical Experience
BA
Philosophy / Individualized Studies Minor: Communications
7

Music Instructor

  • Instructs general music class of 10 students grades K-3rd and co-teaches two beginner piano courses
  • Teaches individual trumpet lessons to middle and high school students
  • Works with students of varying learning needs and cultural backgrounds
  • Created three compositions using Logic Pro software for use in various lessons and performances
  • Assistant conductor for The Salvation Army Junior Brass Band
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Education
8

Volunteer Music Instructor / Church Pianist

  • Pianist for church services.
  • Efficiently plays written music, also can play by ear.
  • Organize monthly music schedules for various musical groups - corresponding through google docs.
  • Rehearse and perform with solos, quartets and church choir.
  • Private piano and voice instructor for over 20 years.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Education
College Preparatory
9

Traveling Music Instructor

Manage own student schedule, includes scheduling, rescheduling, and cancellations

  • Music Instructor of the Rock Camp program. Program demands multiple weekly
  • Tend to old and new material and show students how it applies to their route in becoming a musician
  • Reliable transportation and dependable attendance
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Instrumental Performance
10

Music Instructor

  • Hands-on experience in teaching drums to children
  • 10 years of playing experience
  • Knowledge and experience of music teaching
  • Exceptional ability to instruct beginner to intermediate students
  • Excellent communication skills
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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