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Gabriel Rodriguez
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Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic educator with a solid history of achievement in general music as well as choral and musical theatre fields of study.  Motivated leader with experience and knowledge of content area.  Dedicated to providing a foundation in arts education and instilling a lifelong love of the arts. 
Notable productions:  Grease, A Christmas Carol, A Broadway Revue, Maggie Flynn, Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, Annie, Little Women, Bye, Bye, Birdie, Into the Woods, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, A Christmas Story, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Snoopy!, Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus, The Curious Savage, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, and The Wizard of Oz.  Original works include Under the Sea, The Circle of Life and Yours Truly, Tom Dooley.

Skills
  • Educator with 20 Plus Years of Experience
  • Choral Director
  • Musical Theatre Director and Producer
  • Piano, Vocal, and Instrumental Instructor
  • Accomplished Musician  
  • Accompanist for Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles
Experience
Choir Director Oct 2008Present First United Methodist Church Mountain City, TN
  • Plan and schedule rehearsals and performances, and arrange details such as locations, accompanists, and instrumentalists.
  • Consider such factors as ensemble size and abilities, availability of scores, and the need for musical variety, in order to select music to be performed.
  • Study scores to learn the music in detail, and to develop interpretations.
  • Position members within groups to obtain balance among instrumental or vocal sections.
  • Confer with clergy to select music for church services.
Choral and Musical Theatre Instructor Aug 2007Present Johnson County Schools Mountain City, TN
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs, abilities, and interests.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws or administrative policies.
  • Assign and grade class work and homework.
  • Prepare and administer written, oral, and performance tests, and issue grades in accordance with performance.
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
  • Organize performance groups and direct their rehearsals.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
Music Instructor Aug 2006May 2007 Kannapolis City Schools Kannapolis, NC
  • Direct groups at rehearsals and live or recorded performances in order to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance dynamics, rhythm, and tempo.
  • Position members within groups to obtain balance among instrumental or vocal sections.
  • Audition and select performers for musical presentations.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Assign and grade class work and homework.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
Music Instructor Aug 1997May 2005 Mooresville Graded School District Mooresville, NC
  • Use gestures to shape the music being played, communicating desired tempo, phrasing, tone, color, pitch, volume, and other performance aspects.
  • Direct groups at rehearsals and live or recorded performances in order to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance dynamics, rhythm, and tempo.
  • Plan and schedule rehearsals and performances, and arrange details such as locations, accompanists, and instrumentalists.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Assign and grade class work and homework.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
Education
Teacher Certification : Education May 1997 Lenoir Rhyne College Hickory, NC
Bachelor of Arts : Music and Business Aug 1987 Mars Hill College Mars Hill, NC
High School Diploma Jun 1983 Mooresville High School Mooresville, NC
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Previous Companies:

  • First United Methodist Church
  • Johnson County Schools
  • Kannapolis City Schools

Previous Job Positions:

  • Choir Director
  • Choral and Musical Theatre Instructor
  • Music Instructor

Schools:

  • Lenoir Rhyne College
  • Mars Hill College
  • Mooresville High School

Level of Education:

  • Teacher Certification
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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