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425 Barrington Dr.

Potsdam, NY 13676

College: Joshua D Overrocker Permanent:
(315) 941-0581
162 Switzer Hill Rd
overrojd197@potsdam.edu
Fonda, NY 12068
joverrocker.wordpress.com

Education
The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam
B.M. in Music Education
 Choral Track Concentration
 Music in Special Education Concentration
 General Honors Concentration
 President’s List (6 semesters)
 GPA: 3.85

Spring 2017

Professional Experience
Creative Arts Summer Camp Instructor
SUNY Potsdam Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation
 Instructed grades K-12 in various levels of musical theatre
 Developed a working curriculum for a two-week instructional camp
 Rehearsed and accompanied for a final camp performance

Summer 2016

General Music Practicum
St. Mary’s Elementary School
 Taught Preschool general music two days a week
 Helped with various lessons taught by my peers
 Monitored the class while I was teaching and while I was an observant

Spring 2016

Elementary Choir Practicum
St. Mary’s Elementary School
 Taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grade choir
 Conducted the ensemble 4 times
 Aided with one on one instruction for students who needed extra assistance

Spring 2016

Creative Arts Program Teaching Assistant
Spring 2016
SUNY Potsdam Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation
 Taught afterschool activities to elementary aged children (K-3)
 Led students through various activities in areas including theatre, dance, and music
 Created an environment similar to that of a classroom
Student Conductor
SUNY Potsdam/ Crane School of Music
 Rehearsed and conducted the Phoenix Club
 Conducted the ensemble in the Fall 2015 Choral Extravaganza Concert
 Met weekly with the director in order to work on some of the administrative
tasks involved with the ensemble

Fall 2015

Teachers Assistant
SUNY Potsdam
 Assisted with a First Year Success Seminar Class
 Taught a few lessons throughout the semester on various topics including class
selection and research skills

Fall 2015

Met weekly to discuss grades and the environment of the class with the professor

Orientation Leader (OL)
SUNY Potsdam Student and Family Transitions
 Lead activities during summer orientation sessions
 Assisted students and families with the college transition
 Aided with various tasks that included Family Weekend, hiring of new “OL’s”

Summer 2015- Present

Substitute Teacher
Sauquoit Valley Central School
 Worked per diem as a K-12 substitute
 Filled in for all subjects and content areas

Spring 2015- Present

Student Ambassador
SUNY Potsdam Admissions
 Tour guide during the school year and open houses
 Assisted in various tasks in the office

Spring 2015- Present

Resident Assistant (RA)
Spring 2015- Fall 2016
SUNY Potsdam Residence Life
 Assist in dorm living by promoting community through the promotion of diversity
and inclusion, policy enforcement, and various programming
 Upperclassmen (Spring 2015)
 First Year Experience (Fall 2015- Spring 2016)
 Training Committee Member who trained new RA’s and planned the training process
Peer Tutor/ Teacher Assistant
Mohawk Valley Community College
 Tutored mathematics in college learning center
 Assisted teacher in classroom as infused tutor
 Worked open lab hours for walk-in tutoring

Summer 2014

Performance Experience
Conducting Master class with Nils Klykken
Crane Concert Choir
Hosmer Choir
Men’s Ensemble
Crane Chorus

Spring 2015
Spring 2015- Present
Fall 2014
Fall 2013- Spring 2014
Fall 2013- Present

Volunteer/ Professional Organizations
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
 Collegiate Member (Fall 2015-Present)
 Academic Chair (Spring 2016)
 Music Director (Spring 2016)
 Alumni Relations Officer (Fall 2016-Spring 2017)
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
 Treasurer (2015- 2016)
American Choral Directors Association
 Treasurer (2015- 2016)

Fall 2015- Present

Spring 2015- Present
Spring 2014- Present
Fall 2013- Present

425 Barrington Dr.
Potsdam, NY 13676

College: Joshua D Overrocker Permanent:
(315) 941-0581
162 Switzer Hill Rd
overrojd197@potsdam.edu
Fonda, NY 12068
joverrocker.wordpress.com

2015 National Conference Attendee
2014 New York State Conference Attendee