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Jason Crews

1682 W Sparrow Drive, Chandler, ARIZONA 85202
Cell: (602) 295-1875, Home: (480) 726-2341,

I am currently student teaching at Basha High School and seeking staff position for the
2009 season. I expect to complete my music education degree December 31, 2008, and
I have experience participating and teaching in the drum corps activity, as well as
classroom experience with all ages.

EXPERIENCE: July 08-Present Basha High School Chandler, Arizona

Student Teaching
• Taught Beginning Band, Concert Band, and Symphonic Band
• Taught Beginning and Advance Jazz Band
• Taught Marching Band
January 08-May 08 Marcos De Niza High School Tempe, Arizona
Service Learning
• Taught brass fundamentals in small groups
January 06- May 06 Westwood High School Mesa, Arizona
Volunteer Teaching
• Taught brass fundamentals in small groups
December 01 – August Jester Drum and Bugle Corps Phoenix, Arizona
Industry: Music/Music Education

Tour Manager (2006 Season)

• Developed travel itinerary to ensure corps met all DCI tour requirements and
complied with all Federal regulations
• Work Coordinated with tour event partners to ensure housing and rehearsal
sites met corps needs
• Developed customized travel notebooks with itinerary, travel maps, housing site
directions, and show site information based on the individual needs of the

Visual Tech (2005 Season)

• Performed the Duties of Visual Caption Head
• Responsible for the overall marching style teaching
• Responsible for the overall drill design and execution

Drum Major (December 2002- July 2004)

• Performed the duties of Visual Caption Head
• Taught the Brass in the absence of the caption head
• Responsible for the execution of rehearsals and performances

July 04- January 05 Phoenix Christian Jr/Sr High School Phoenix, Arizona
Marching Band

Brass and Visual Caption Head

• Responsible for overall development of fundamental brass playing technique
• Responsible for teaching marching technique
• Ran visual rehearsals

May 2008 –July 2008 Progressive Financial Services Tempe, Arizona
Industry: Banking/Finance
November 2005-January Music and Arts Center Mesa, Arizona
Industry: Music/Retail
Sales Representative
2/2004 – 11/05 Godaddy Software Scottsdale, Arizona
Industry: Sales/Tech Support
Sales and Support Representative

8/2004 - 1/2005 Outsource Fanatical Solutions Tempe, Arizona

Industry: Banking/Finance
Home Equity Line of Credit Sales

6/2003 - 8/2004 JPMorganChase Bank Tempe, Arizona

Industry: Banking/Finance
Collections Representative

7/2000 - 7/2003 Central Arizona Regional Science and Tempe, Arizona

Engineering Fair

Educational Outreach Tech.

I had many different responsibilities and held many different positions.
Patterns In Nature (PIN) Van:
• Traveled to schools around the state and teach K-12 students about the three
major types of microscopes commonly used for research.
• Proficient in the operation and maintenance of electron microscopes, scanning
probe microscopes, and optical microscopes
Central Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Fair Office Assistant:
• Taught essential skills such as public speaking, computer, mathematics, critical
thinking skills,
• Contacted participants and their parents regarding their applications and if any
additional information needed for their application
• Streamlined the application process by developing a more efficient filing system
for the applications.

GK-12 Science Clubs:

• Worked hand-in-hand with both teachers and students to help organize and
develop their science.
• Mentor student’s development science fair projects

11/2001 - 7/2003 Harkins Theaters Tempe, Arizona

Industry: Restaurants/Food and Drink Services
Team Leader

Education: College
Ottawa University Degree conferral December 31, 2008 Phoenix Arizona
• Educational Psychology, Secondary Instrumental Methods, Other music
education Courses

Mesa Community College Mesa Arizona

• Instrumental Music Education
• Classes include Music Theory, Ear Training, Community Band, Humanities,
Teaching Woodwind instruments, Teaching Low Brass, Piano, and concert band,
classroom management, educational psychology, and more.

Arizona State University Tempe Arizona

• Pursued degree in Engineering

High School
Hamilton High School Chandler, Arizona
• October 1998-June 2000 attended and graduated
• National Honors Society Member
• Marching band trumpet soloist
• Marching band trumpet section leader
• Symphonic band 1st trumpet 1998-2000
• Symphonic band trumpet soloist

Performance Groups

• Chandler Gilbert Community Band

• Mesa Community College Day Band
• Mesa Community College Jazz Band
• Mesa Community College Trumpet Ensemble
• Mesa Community College Brass Quintet
• Chandler Symphony Orchestra
• Mesa Community College Community Band
• Mesa Community College Orchestra
• Jester Drum & Bugle Corps
• CopperStar Drum & Bugle Corps
• Arizona State University Concert Band
• Arizona State University Marching Band
• Hamilton High School Symphonic Band
• Hamilton High School Marching Band
• Hamilton High School Pit Orchestra
• San Marcos Symphony Orchestra
• Camden County High School Symphonic Band
• Camden County High School Concert Band
• Camden County High School Marching Band
• Having Fun Big Band