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Carliann Conner

14211 Oak Brook Dr. Urbandale, IA 50323 carliann.conner@gmail.com (515) 707-9011 _____________________________________________________________________________

OBJECTIVE
To acquire an instrumental or general music to K-12 position. Other interests include painting, chamber music, and jazz. _____________________________________________________________________________

EDUCATION
Drake University, Des Moines IA Expected May 2013 Bachelor of Music Education GPA: 3.61 _____________________________________________________________________________

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Student Teaching Olmsted and Karen Acres Elementary Schools, Urbandale, IA February- March 2013 o Developed and taught K-5 lesson plans, taught lessons o Assisted with concerts, grades 4-55 grade concerts o Facilitated saxophone sectionals o Created Introduction to Wind Band curriculum Johnston High School, Johnston IA March-May 2013 Practicum Experience AVID Classroom Tutor September- December 2013 Abraham Lincoln High School, Des Moines, IA o Guided AVID tutorials o Led student discussions 90+ hours of practicum experience in music classrooms at January 2009-present rural, suburban, urban, and at-risk placements Related Experience Summer Nanny o Guided piano practice o Implemented academic coursework Summer 2009- 2013

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Private Lesson Instructor o Taught saxophone, clarinet, and flute lessons

Summer 2009- 2012

ACTIVITIES AND HONORS Collegiate National Association for Music Education Wind Symphony select touring and recording ensemble North American Saxophone Alliance Fall 2009-present Fall 2009-present Fall 2008- present

Tiberius Saxophone Quartet select chamber ensemble Fall 2009-2012 Competed with at MTNA receiving runner-up three consecutive years Performed in Honors recitals four consecutive years, Drake University Won Drake University Concerto Competition Collaborated to select repertoire Drake Jazz I & II Soloed with, and led sectionals Wind Symphony select touring and recording ensemble Wind Ensemble Rehearsed and organized sectionals Fall 2009- Spring 2011 Fall 2009-present Fall 2011- Spring 2012

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Tiberius Saxophone Quartet select chamber ensemble Fall 2009-2012 Competed with at MTNA receiving runner-up three consecutive years Performed in Honors recitals four consecutive years, Drake University Won Drake University Concerto Competition Collaborated to select repertoire Deans List, Drake University