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Holly Werntz

hollywerntz@hotmail.com


OBJECTIVE:
           To secure a teaching position in elementary music, and/or secondary general and vocal music.

EDUCATION:
           Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, Piano Major
           Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio, December 1999
           GPA 3.5/4.0.  Coursework included 2 piano pedagogy classes.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
            Private music lessons, Bluffton and Orrville, Ohio
            Instruct piano students ages 6-13  (1997 - present)

           Classroom Assistant, Oakgrove Integrated Primary School, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
            Tutored students in math, reading, English and science, facilitated art and music lessons and all
            other classroom duties on second grade level.  (11/99 - 12/99)

           Student Teaching, Elida Elementary and High Schools, Elida, Ohio
            Assumed full music classroom duties in second and fifth grades, assisted in rehearsal of fifth grade play,
            rehearsed and directed three high school choirs.  (3/99 - 5/99)

           Pre-Student Teaching, Lima North Middle School, Lima, Ohio
            Assisted seventh and eighth grade choir rehearsals and in sixth grade general music classroom.

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE:
            Personnel Office Assistant, Wal-Mart, Wooster, Ohio
            Screened and interviewed potential employees, completed reference checks, extended job offers,
            designed training bulletin boards, assisted in all general office duties.  (Summer, 1998)

            Cashier, Wal-Mart, Wooster, Ohio
            Operated a cash register and assisted with customer service.  (Summers, 1996, 1997)
 
            Accompanist, Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio
            Accompanied instrumental and vocal lessons, juries and recitals. (1996 - 1999)

            Night Supervisor, Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio
            Unlocked music library and lab for evening student use, facilitated library material loans and
            handled miscellaneous office tasks.  (1996 - 1999)

ACTIVITIES AND HONORS:
            Dean's List (5 terms); Ohio Collegiate Music Education Association (3 years, Secretary 1 year);
            Bluffton College's Honors Recitals (3 years); Brothers and Sisters in Christ (3 years); Rehearsal
            accompanist for Bluffton College Musicals - Mame (1997), The Sound of Music (1999)

PERFORMANCE ACTIVITIES: Bluffton College
            Chorale, alto (4 years); Jazz Band, piano and keyboard bass (4 years); Wind Ensemble, percussion
            (4 years); Camerata Singers, alto and accompanist (3 years); Junior Recital, piano (1998); Senior
            Recital, piano (1999)

REFERENCES:
            Available upon request from Career Development Center, Bluffton College, 280 W. College Avenue,
            Bluffton, Ohio  45817-1196.  (419) 358-3247
 
 

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