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KimberlyPauls

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ProducingthePoptemberVocalMusicConcert

Tobeginwith,mySeniorProjectofbeingtheproducerforthePoptemberVocalMusic
Concertwasscholarly.Iwasableto
demonstrateacademicexcellence
and
exceedexpected
educationalstandardsforthe21stcentury
bytakingonthechallengeofbeingabletoproduce
aVocalMusicConcertwithonly5weeksatthebeginningoftheschoolyeartoprepare,
collaborate,andworkwiththeChoirteacher(Mrs.Abbe),theChoirstudents,theTechteacher
(IreneSilbert),andtheTechstudents.TheVocalMusicdepartmenthasneverhadaChoir
Concertthatearlyintheyear.TheearliestaChoirConcerthastakenplacewastwomonthsinto
thebeginningoftheschoolyearin2014.Additionally,Iwasableto
usereliableresourcesand
technologiestoaccess,interpretandutilizeinformation
byresearchingproductioninthe
musicindustryformySeniorProjectPaperandcollaboratingwiththeTechTeaminorderto
organizethesound,lighting,andstagemanagementfortheshow.Also,Iwasableto
develop
innovativeandcreativeproblemsolvingskillsthroughcriticalthinking
whenfacedwiththe
problemthattheshowwasnotonehourlong.Tosolvethisproblem,Icameupwiththeideaof
addinganotheracttotheshow.Mrs.Abbelovedthisideaandwewereabletoarrangefor
anothersetofperformerstobeintheshow.Throughouttheentireprocess,ImadesurethatI
wroteandspokelogically,analytically,andrespectively
toeveryonewhowasinvolvedinthis
process.Ic
hooseandfollowedthepathoftheschoolandthePerformingArtsAcademy
by
settingthegoalofcertifyinginVocalMusicforthisacademy.
InadditiontobeingscholarlyinmySeniorProject,IdemonstratedthatIamalsoskilled.
ImadesurethatIwasan
effectivecommunicator
withmymentorandtheTechTeam.Itwas
importanttoestablishfrequentcommunicationtoeveryonewhowasassociatedwiththeshowin
orderforPoptembertobesuccessful.Iwasableto
demonstratelifeandcareerpreparedness
byalwaysmakingsuretobeawareofdeadlines,completealltasksbeforethedeadline,andturn
inalloftheappropriatepaperworkforPoptember.Iwasableto
incorporatetheskillsand
conceptsofacademics,thearts,andinformationtechnology
throughresearchingproduction
intheMusicIndustryandwritingmySeniorProjectessay,havingaPosterdesignedandcreated
formyevent,andbeingabletouseacomputerprogramtomakePoptembersshowprogram.
Also,I
distinguishedfactfromopinion,criticallyevaluatethevalidityandreliabilityof
information,andreadcomprehensivelyandeffectively
whenresearchingformySenior
ProjectPaper.Somesourcesareverybiasedandarenotcredible,soitwasmyjobtobeableto
useappropriatesources.Iwasableto
expressvisualimagery
throughthePoptemberPosterthat
wasdesignedbyCassidyDouglas,aGraphicDesignROP/CTEstudentatSantaSusanaHigh
School.
Lastly,IdemonstratedbeinghumanethroughmySeniorProject.ThroughoutmySenior
ProjectPaper,Iwasableto
ethicallyusetechnologiestoobtain,process,andconvey
informationbeacademicallyhonest,andbehonorable
throughmyresearchandhowIwrote
mypaper.Also,Iwasableto
becomeaninformed,thoughtful,andresponsibleglobalcitizen
whoworksbothindependentlyandcollaboratively,anddemonstratecompassionand
mutualrespectfordifferencesamongpeople
throughhowIinteractedwithMrs.Abbe,the
Choirstudents,IreneSilbert,andtheTechTeam.