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Shannon Bahr

sgbahr@indiana.edu (989) 600-7829 Objective: To hold a position as a choral director at the high school level or a general music position at the elementary level. Indiana University Bloomington Bachelor of Music Education Applied Teacher: Patricia Wise Herbert Henry Dow High School Midland, MI Diploma Teaching Experience: May 2014 GPA: 3.924/4

Education:

June 2010 GPA: 4.46/4

First United Methodist Church Midland, MI FaithJam Leader 2006-2010 Helped teach and mentor middle school students at a church retreat by having discussions and activities relating to Christian lessons. First United Methodist Church Midland, MI Sunday School Volunteer 2006-2010 Helped out in elementary Sunday school classes by setting up, cleaning up, and helping students with various tasks. Indiana University Bloomington, IN Martin Luther King Jr. Day Volunteer 2011 Helped teach music lessons to students on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Salvation Army’s SHARE Program Midland, MI Summer Day Camp Counselor June-August 2011 As a camp counselor for a program designed for underprivileged children, I led day activities such as arts and crafts, music, and outdoor games. CYO Camp Rancho Framasa Nashville, IN General Camp Counselor June-August 2012 Supervised and facilitated the growth and development of young people; worked within a team to provide care and guidance to a cabin of ten 12 year olds for 9 weeks; planned and executed unique activity programs. Duties included child/teen supervision, leading and motivating campers in various activities, conflict mediation and resolution, enforcing

camp policies, and effective communication with campers, peers, and supervisors. Other Work Experience: Indiana University Auditorium Bloomington, IN Student Manager 2011-2014 Worked on the “Foyessions” team and the Seating team, serving patrons with consessions, and helping with any seating issues or problems. Indiana University RPS Bloomington, IN Program Liaison Manager 2011-2012 Led Program Liaisons in choosing and promoting programs around the Indiana University campus. Indiana University RPS Bloomington, IN Program Liaison, Arts and Culture Board 2010-2011 Chose programs related to the arts around campus that would be beneficial for students, and promoted them. Morley Portraiture Midland, MI Assistant 2009-2010 Helped out with setting and cleaning up the studio, organizing, setting up technology, dry mount pressing, framing, texturizing, and customer service. Mapleton United Methodist Church Accompanist Played the piano for church services Freeland, MI 2007-2010

First United Methodist Church Midland, MI Accompanist 2008-2010 Accompanied two children’s choirs, both in elementary school, during rehearsals and performances. Awards and Achievements: IU Distinction Scholarship 2010-2014 IU Founders Scholar (3.8 GPA or higher) 2011-2012 Best Supporting Thespian Award 2010 Outstanding Performance Achievement Award 2009 Outstanding Council Member, Hutton Honors Council Association 2011 Indiana University Symphonic Choir Indiana University International Vocal Ensemble Indiana University Singing Hoosiers Soprano 1 Section Leader, 2012-2013 International Thespian Society

Music Activities:

Non-Music Activities:

Michigan Youth in Government Indiana University Auditorium Usher Corps Indiana University Student Alumni Association

Memberships and Affiliations:

Hutton Honors College Association Secretary of Read Council, 2010/2011 The American Choral Director’s Association, Indiana University Chapter Repertoire Committee Member Secretary, 2011-2012 President, 2012-2013 The National Society for Collegiate Scholars Pi Lambda Theta Honors Association