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Rachel Ollestad

reollestad@bsu.edu

Education

BALL STATE UNIVERSITY


B.A. degree in Music Education with a Spanish Minor GPA 3.96.
Relevant Coursework: Music Education, Music Theory, Sight
Singing and Ear Training
Ball State University Honors College Student

COLUMBUS NORTH HIGH SCHOOL


Graduated 3 in class of 500
National Honor Society Member, Key Club Member,
Student Leader in Marching Band, Teaching Assistant at
BCSC Summer Band Program
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Work Experience
BALL STATE STUDENT RECREATION AND WELLNESS
CENTER

Muncie, IN
May, 2018

Columbus, IN
May, 2014

Muncie, IN
2014-Present

Fitness Monitor
*Requires CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
Responsible for ensuring the exercise facilities are safe for patrons. Monitor patrons who
enter and leave the facility. Clean and maintain exercise equipment. React appropriately in
emergency situations.
Columbus, IN
2012-2014
Privately Arranged
Taught weekly bass guitar lessons to beginning student. Set up weekly lesson plans and
goals and monitored students progress throughout the semester.

MUSIC TUTORING

BARTHOLOMEW CON. SCHOOL CORP.


BEGINNING BAND

Columbus, IN
Summers of 2011-2013

Student Assistant
Helped band director instruct beginning flute students. Was in charge of teaching a group of
four to five students basic flute technique. Developed and adapted teaching techniques to
meet the needs of the students. Played in elementary and junior level full band settings to
provide support and help when needed.

NEWBERN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Hope, IN
2007-2014
Janitor
Performed weekly janitorial duties to ensure that facilities stayed clean and ready for use.

Leadership/Volunteering
School Activities
March of Dimes participant, Lincoln Family Center Easter egg hunt volunteer (2011)
Columbus North Musical (2012-2014)
Trick or Treat for Unicef (2011)
Bartholomew County Literacy Festival (2013)
Outside Activities

Participant in Hope, Indiana Relay For Life (2011, 2012)


Piano and flute recitals at Four Seasons Retirement Center (2011-2014)
Volunteer for Feed My Starving Children at Asbury United Methodist Church (2012)
Member and student leader of United Methodist Church Youth Group (2010-2014)
Participant in 2013-2014 Youth Leadership Bartholomew County

Skills and Interests


Technical: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft PowerPoint
Language: Conversational Spanish (5+ years of study)
Interests: Reading, movies, foreign cultures