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WARREN EUGENE WELCH

11382 Whispering Pines Ct, Rockville, VA 23146, (804)719-1474,

wewelch1@gmail.com, http://genewelchmusic.weebly.com/

OBJECTIVE

To acquire the position of a band director and utilize my experience and expertise in the field of music to
lead and educate young musicians

EDUCATION

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA
01/2009-05/2010
Master of Arts in Education (Curriculum and Instruction)
Virginia Postgraduate Professional Certification in K-12 Instrumental Music
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Concentrations in Music Education and Music Performance
Magna Cum Laude

08/2005-05/2009

EXPERIENCE

Music Teacher (K-12, Bands)
Cayman International School
Cayman Islands
08/2010–06/2015

Directed the school bands, growing the program from 19 students in 2010 to 65 in 2015

Planned and led concerts and performances for the school and community

Planned and led trips to US cities for master classes and competitions

Directed bands to award winning performances in competitions in Grand Cayman and the US

Organized and hosted the inaugural Interscholastic Band Festival in 2014

Led curriculum development and implementation across the K-12 music program

Composed/arranged music for school performances

Planned curriculum and taught general music from Grades 1-6

Served as Assistant Director of the school musicals

Served as the school’s audio technician/sound engineer

Chaired and served on various school improvement committees

Arranged for students to attend performances by professional groups (Boston Pops, Canadian
Brass, String Fever, etc.)

Taught private instrumental/vocal lessons

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Cayman National Orchestra

Served as Principal Trumpet
Cayman Islands Baptist Church

Served as Choral/Orchestral Director, Church Musician
Cayman Swing Kings

Performed and led sectionals/rehearsals
Cayman Islands Police Band

Conducted and performed for Government ceremonies
Cayman Youth Choir

Served as Assistant Director

08/2011-06/2015

01/2013-06/2015

01/2012-06/2015
10/2012-12/2013

Graduate Teaching Assistant at Virginia Tech
08/2009-05/2010

Assisted with Marching Virginians and Campus Band
Adjudicator and Clinician for Virginia Tech Honor Band
01/2006-01/2010

Judged trumpet auditions and led brass master classes
Student Teacher at Blacksburg Middle School
01/2010-05/2010

Developed and implemented lesson plans for middle school bands and general music

Conducted, rehearsed and selected repertoire for the Spring Concert
Clinics at Patrick Henry High School (Roanoke)
02/2010-03/2010

Directed rehearsals in preparation for District Concert Assessment
Internship at Patrick Henry High School (Roanoke)
09/2009-10/2009

Assisted with Marching Band and Concert Bands

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Cayman International School Staff Professional Development

Attended regular professional development sessions

Led 2 seminars on Child Musical Development (02/13)
National Association for Music Education (NAFME) Conference
Creative Music Project

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

National Association for Music Education (NAFME)

REFERENCES

Dr. Jeremy Moore
Director
Cayman International School
(345) 945-4664
Jeremy.Moore@cayintschool.ky
PO Box 31364
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1-1206
Doug Murphy
Secondary Principal
Cayman International School
(345) 945-4664
Doug.Murphy@cayintschool.ky
PO Box 31364
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1-1206

David McKee
Director – Marching Virginians, Concert Bands
Virginia Tech
(540) 231-8497
mckeed@vt.edu
241 Squires (0138)
290 College Avenue
Blacksburg, VA 24061

08/2010-06/2015
10/2014
06/2011
09/2014-Present