Jason Crews

1682 W Sparrow Drive, Chandler, ARIZONA 85202 Cell: (602) 295-1875, Home: (480) 726-2341, jason.crews@gmail.com

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 Service Learning • Taught brass fundamentals in small groups January 06- May 06 Westwood High School Volunteer Teaching • Taught brass fundamentals in small groups December 01 – August Jester Drum and Bugle Corps 06 Industry: Music/Music Education

Tempe, Arizona

Mesa, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

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 volunteers Visual • • • Drum • • • 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 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 Phoenix Christian Jr/Sr High School Marching Band Phoenix, Arizona

July 04- January 05

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 Industry: Banking/Finance Collector November 2005-January 2007 Industry: Music/Retail Sales Representative 2/2004 – 11/05

Progressive Financial Services

Tempe, Arizona

Music and Arts Center

Mesa, Arizona

Godaddy Software

Scottsdale, Arizona

Industry: Sales/Tech Support Sales and Support Representative 8/2004 - 1/2005 Outsource Fanatical Solutions Industry: Banking/Finance Home Equity Line of Credit Sales 6/2003 - 8/2004 JPMorganChase Bank Industry: Banking/Finance Collections Representative 7/2000 - 7/2003 Central Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Fair Tempe, Arizona

Tempe, Arizona

Tempe, Arizona

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 Industry: Restaurants/Food and Drink Services Team Leader Tempe, Arizona



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. Tempe Arizona

Arizona State University • Pursued degree in Engineering High School Hamilton High School • • • • 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

Chandler, Arizona

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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

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