Band Director

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Gitzel Cherf

gitzel.cherf@gmail.com | (826) 066-1548 | 1234 Anywhere Street

Summary


Experience


Band Director at St. Louis Public Schools, MOMar 2022 - Present

  • Led band through successful marching season, with 0 accidents and injuries.
  • Composed new song for school's annual musical production, which was well-received by students and faculty.
  • Increased student enrollment in band program by 20%.
  • Negotiated a raise for assistant band director.
  • Successfully fundraised $10,000 to replace outdated equipment.
  • Chaperoned 10+ out-of-state competitions.

Assistant Band Director at Kansas City Public Schools, MOAug 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Led the band to a first place finish at the state competition.
  • Gave private lessons to students who needed extra help and saw an improvement in their playing.
  • Taught beginners how to play various instruments and helped them develop their skills.
  • Wrote new arrangements for songs that were well-received by the band members.
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  • Assistant Band Director with real numbers and details: accomplishments are written in past tense.
  • Led the band to a first place finish at the state competition.
  • Gave private lessons to 30 students who needed extra help and saw an average 5% increase in grades.
  • Taught 100 beginners how to play various instruments.
  • Wrote 10 new arrangements for songs that were well-received bythebandmembers.

Associate Band Director at Springfield Public Schools, MOAug 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Led the band to win first place in the state competition.
  • Grew the band program from 30 students to over 100 students.
  • Successfully fundraised $10,000 for new uniforms.
  • Organized and led successful marching band camp for 200+ students.
  • Choreographed award-winning halftime shows for football games.
  • Led school's pep band to play at professional basketball game.

Education


Bachelor of Music in Band Direction at Missouri State University, MOSep 2010 - May 2015

I have learned to play multiple instruments, read music, and conduct.

Skills


  • Music theory
  • Conducting
  • Score reading
  • Instrumentation
  • Rehearsal techniques
  • Performance skills
  • Music history

Aesa Miiller

aesa.miiller@gmail.com | (778) 704-0055 | Jackson, MS

Summary


Experience


Band Director at Ole Miss Band, MSApr 2022 - Present

  • Led band to a state championship.
  • Grew the band program by 30%.
  • Developed new curriculum for beginners that increased retention rates by 20%.
  • Organized and led successful fundraising campaign that raised $10,000 for new instruments.
  • Negotiated with school district to get additional resources for the band program.

Assistant Band Director at Mississippi State University Band, MSJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led the band to their first competition in 10 years and won 1st place.
  • Gave private lessons to 30 students each week.
  • Taught weekly sectionals for woodwind, brass, and percussion players.
  • Wrote drill for the marching band's field show.
  • Arranged music for the school's annual holiday concert.
  • Coordinated logistics for 3 out-of-state performances.

Associate Band Director at University of Southern Mississippi Band, MSAug 2015 - May 2019

  • Led a marching band of 150 students.
  • Taught weekly sectionals to woodwind, brass, and percussion players.
  • Wrote drill for the field show.
  • Arranged music for the pep band.
  • Coordinated logistics for performances and competitions.
  • Choreographed flag routines.

Education


Bachelor of Music in Band Direction at Mississippi State University, MSAug 2011 - May 2015

I learned how to teach and direct bands, how to play various band instruments, and how to read and write music.

Skills


  • Music Theory
  • Conducting
  • Score Reading
  • Instrumentation/Orchestration
  • Rehearsal Techniques
  • Performance Practices
  • Music History