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_____________LIESL M.

VAN HAUTE___________
College: GCC Box 2046, Grove City, PA 16127. 607-206-0314 (Cell).
Permanent: 108 Chestnut Street, Towanda, PA 18848. (570) 268-5082. lieslvanhaute@gmail.com

Objective___________________________________________________________________________________
To attain a position as an elementary music teacher or secondary vocal instructor and choral director where I
can combine my organizational skills and dedication to quality education with my enthusiasm for music.

Education___________________________________________________________________________________
Grove City College, Grove City, PA
Certification: Instructional I, Music Education (K-12)
Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Voice), Expected Graduation – May 2010
QPA: 3.36/4.00 | Major QPA: 3.53/4.00
Honors: Dean’s List, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honorary (Membership Chair 2008-2009)

Student Teaching Experience___________________________________________________________________


Slippery Rock School District, Moraine Elementary School – General Music (January 2010 – March 2010)
- Applied knowledge and skill to teach grades K-5 under the direction of Rebecca Sopher.
- Utilized various means of instruction and assessment to execute the Silver Burdett: Making Music
Curriculum
Shenango School District, Shenango Jr/Sr High School – Choir/ General Music (March 2010 – May 2010)
- Applied knowledge and skill to teach Junior and Senior High Choir, Drama, and 8th Grade General Music
under the direction of MaryAnn Mangini.
- Facilitated choral rehearsals in preparation for the student’s spring concert.
- Created a unit plan for 8th grade General Music and laid out curriculum goals for High School Drama.
- Taught vocals in preparation for Shenango High School’s Spring Musical Production of “Annie.”

Teaching Experience _________________________________________________________________________


Private Lesson Teacher – Towanda, PA | Grove City, PA (2005-Present)
- Scheduled and organized a private voice and piano studio.
- Created handouts with policies, fees, schedule, and contact information for all parents
- Established curriculum and taught lessons.
Greek Sing Director – Sigma Theta Chi Sorority – Grove City, PA (Spring 2008)
- Rehearsed selected song once a week
Assistant Musical Director – St. Agnes School – Towanda, PA (Fall 2004)
- Assisted in the organization and execution of rehearsals.
Assistant Forensics Coach – St. Agnes School – Towanda, PA (Fall 2004)
- Provided input in the preparation of selected poetry and prose for the fall Forensics tournament.

Work Experience____________________________________________________________________________
Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission Intern – Towanda, PA (Summers 2007-2010)
- Monitored worksites in a 5-county radius, checking on observation of child labor laws, contract
agreements and worksite safety.
- Developed a 20-page “Careers in Healthcare” booklet for the northern tier region.
- Gathered census information.
- Updated area contact booklets.
- Reviewed contract agreements.
- Designed Leadership Day for Northern Tier Youth.
Pew Fine Arts Center Student Keyholder – Grove City, PA (2009-Present)
- Administered nightly lock up procedures.
- Recorded Senior Recitals and Student Recitals.
- Remained available to help individuals find and create recordings in PFAC Listening Lab.
Church Cantor – 2001 – Present
- Selected appropriate music to match the liturgical calendar as well as for funerals and other occasions.
- Led congregation in the singing of hymns and antiphonal selections.
Freelance Wedding Vocalist - 2002 – Present
- Planned and performed music for wedding services
White House Black Market Sales Associate – Grove City, PA(2009-Present)
- Demonstrated public relations skills in retail setting.

Community Service___________________________________________________________________________
Make-A-Wish Benefit Concert - December 2005
- Organized and performed a benefit concert for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
- Raised approximately $400.
Signature Fine Arts Service Group (Grove City College) – 2006-2008
- Served refreshments at Music Department functions.

Grove City College Activities___________________________________________________________________


Wolverine Marching Band (2008 Secretary)
Newman Club (2007-2009 Historian, 2009-2010 President)
Touring Choir (2007-2009 Historian)
Opera Workshop
Orchesis Dance Troupe
Musical Theater
Music Educator’s National Conference: Grove City Chapter

Community Activities_________________________________________________________________________
Winding Rivers Players Community Theater

Education Field Experiences___________________________________________________________________


High School Choir Grove City Area High School April 2009 Observed choir and general music.
(Grove City, PA)
Special Education Mercer Area High School March 2009 Spent 6 hours visiting special needs
(Mercer, PA) classrooms and tutoring learning support
students.
Elementary Musical St. Agnes Catholic School February 2009 Spent time with characters working on
(Towanda, PA) tone, diction, and vocal placement.
Special Education Towanda Area High School February 2009 Spent a full day in a special needs
(Towanda, PA) classroom giving aide when needed.
High School Choir Towanda Area High School May 2008 Spent a full day with the choir director,
(Towanda, PA) assisting the director and the choir.
High School Band Mercer Area High School April 2008 Spent 20 hours observing and
(Mercer, PA) participating in rehearsals.
Elementary Music Benjamin Franklin Elementary November 2007 Spent a day in an elementary school with
School (Binghamton, NY) 80% diversity.
High School Choir/ Wyalusing Area Jr/Sr. High School May 2007 Assisted teacher in grading, private
General Music (Wyalusing, PA) tutoring, and sectional rehearsal during a
week-long experience.

References__________________________________________________________________________________
Dr. Edwin Arnold – Grove City College Music Department Chair
724-699-4812 | Box #3050 | 200 Campus Drive | Grove City, PA 16127
Stacy Paparone – Grove City College Instructor of Music and Fine Arts
724-866-1292 | 100 Campus Drive | Grove City, PA 16127
Sherry Felten – NTRPDC Youth Workforce Program Manager
570-265-9103 | 312 Main Street | Towanda, PA 18848