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Adrian C.

Teti
4708 Depew Avenue, Unit #1, Austin, Texas, 78751
443-271-8333
Act46@txstate.edu
Objective
To teach instrumental music at the middle school level
Education
Masters of Music Education
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas
Graduated 8/12/16
 4.0 GPA
Bachelor of Music in Trombone Performance
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Graduation date: May 2008


Student of John Huling.
Fall 2003 – Spring
2007
Student of Craig Mulcahy.
Fall 2007 – Spring 2008
Additional studies with Matthew Guilford, Dr. Milton Stevens, Mr. Toby
Hanks, and Mr. Christopher Gekker.

Teaching Experience
Student Teaching
Four Points Middle School, Leander, Texas
 Chris Yee, cooperating teacher.
Linder Elementary School
 Janis Machado, cooperating teacher.

Fall 2016
Fall 2016

Brass Techniques Instructor of Record (MUSP 3155 & MUSP 3157)
Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
Fall 2015
 Taught brass techniques and pedagogical concepts for trumpet, french
horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba to undergraduate music education
majors.
 Created and adhered to a semester-long syllabus, including a calendar of
academic events, required texts, grading policies, and personal conduct
policies.
 Constructed daily lesson plans to facilitate organized and effective
instruction.
 Modeled with each instrument on a daily basis.
 Organized and maintained daily attendance and grades.

Graduate Assistant in Woodwind Techniques classes
Spring 2015
for Dr. Amy Simmons
 Managed inventory of musical instruments, including check-outs, repairs,
and maintenance.
 Maintained attendance records and performed daily grading of
assignments.
 Gave individual private lessons or instruction to students in the classes.
 Acted as a substitute instructor when necessary.
Graduate Assistant in Brass Methods classes
Fall 2013-Fall 2014
for Dr. Mary Ellen Cavitt
 Managed inventory of musical instruments, including check-outs, repairs,
and maintenance.
 Maintained attendance records and performed daily grading of
assignments.
 Gave individual private lessons or instruction to students in the classes.
 Acted as a substitute instructor when necessary.
Low Brass Section Coach
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School,
Bethesda, Maryland


Fall 2007 – Fall 2008

Worked with entire low brass section in a group setting.
Focused on improving and polishing music.
Developed classroom management techniques and skills.

Private Teaching Experience
Private Lesson Teacher for Trombone, Tuba, and Euphonium
Round Rock, Pflugerville, and Georgetown ISDs
October 2008 – August 2016
 Maintained 40-65 students each school year.
 Developed a rapport and a healthy teacher-student relationship with all
students.
 Constructed and coordinated lesson plans tailored to individual student
needs.
 Arranged and conducted music for various small ensembles of low brass
students, to perform in various settings.
 Adapted scheduling to the ever-changing events and obstacles that
present themselves when teaching public school students.
 Approximately 50% of high school students who auditioned for their
respective region bands were accepted. Middle schoolers achieved
similar success.
 Served as an occasional substitute director as needed when regular
directors were required to be absent.

Performance Experience
Trombone Performer
 Member of the Texas State University Trombone Choir (Fall 2013 –
Present)
o Regular performer and substitute conductor.
o Featured as a guest conductor in the Fall 2015 performance.
o Multiple performances as a featured soloist.
o Performed at the 2014 American Trombone Workshop.
 Accompanying musician on Dr. Martin McCain’s solo album “Trombone
Czar.”
 Regular freelance performer in the Austin/Round Rock/San Marcos Area.
 Four year member of the University of Maryland Wind Ensemble.
 Three year member of the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra.
 Outreach Chamber Brass Quintet,
Fall 2006 – Spring
2007
College Park, Maryland
o Specially selected from undergraduate music majors.
o Prepared and presented specialized performances designed to
educate groups of 25-35 elementary school students about the
basics of music, such as melody, harmony, rhythm, and pitch.
o Performed at several local schools, to an extremely positive
reception.
Adjudication Experience
TMEA Region 26 All-Region Band and Orchestra Judge
 Adjudicated All-Region Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Band auditions for all
low brass instruments on a near annual basis.
 Adjudicated the 2012 Georgetown Jazz Festival.
Additional Skills
 Proficient with MS Office, Finale, Excel, and Pyware 3d.
 Significant conducting and arranging experience for many different types
of musical ensembles.
Special Awards and Honors
 1st place – 2014 Texas Music Educators Association Graduate Level Music
Education Essay Contest
o “Beyond the Notes and Rhythms: Teaching What We Intend to
Teach” – Published in the November 2015 issue of Southwestern
Musician Magazine.
 Finalist – 2015 Texas State University Concerto Competition.
 2003 Maryland All-State Band Member.
 Finalist – 2003 Navy Band Junior Concerto Competition .

References
Dr. Mary Ellen Cavitt
Professor of Music Education and
Associate Dean of the College of Fine arts and Communication
School of Music
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas, 78666
Office: 512-245-8450
Home: 210-387-9082
Dr. Amy Simmons
Senior Lecturer in Music and Human Learning
Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music
The University of Texas at Austin
2406 Robert Dedman Drive
Austin, Texas, 78712
Office: 512-471-2495
Mr. Christopher Yee
Director of Bands
Four Points Middle School
9700 McNeil Drive
Austin, Tx, 78750
Office: 512-570-3740
Ms. Janis Machado
Music Teacher
Linder Elementary School
1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd,
Austin, Tx, 78723
Office: 512-414-2398
Ms. Jennifer Bergeron
Director of Bands
James Garland Walsh Middle School
3850 Walsh Ranch Blvd
Round Rock, Tx, 78681
Office: 512-704-0835