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Christopher Paul Tutza

Home Address
18 Janet Dr
Belleville, IL 62226
(618) 233-5743

cptv22@gmail.com

School Address
1701 9th St
Apt 6
Charleston, IL 61920
Cell: (618) 616-5020

OBJECTIVE
To achieve a career as a high school band director and music teacher.
EDUCATION
Eastern Illinois University (EIU)
Bachelor of Music with Teacher Licensure Option
Instrumental Concentration
Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T)
Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering

GPA: 3.96/4.00
Major GPA: 4.00/4.00
Graduation date: Dec 2017
GPA: 3.06/4.00
Graduated: Dec 2010

EXPERIENCE AND ACTIVITIES
Private Lessons
- Teaching trumpet lessons to a junior in high school
- Teaching beginning trumpet to a 4th grade student
- Teaching beginning trombone to a 4th grade student

Nov 2016 – current
Nov 2016 – current
July 2016 – current

Eastern Illinois Panther Marching Band – Section Leader
- Taught music and marching in sectionals to all low brass

Falls 2015 – Fall 2016

Eastern Illinois Music Camp – Logistics Crew Member
- Transformed and set up equipment for rehearsal and performance
spaces
- Interacted with students
- Witness teaching in rehearsals

Summers 2015, 2016

EIU Music Classes
- Taught lessons and demonstrations in methods courses for strings,
percussion, woodwinds, brass, and choir
- Taught oboe, bassoon, and horn to students with no prior experience
on the instruments

Fall 2014 – current

Missouri S&T Miner Marching Band – Head Drum Major
- Selected music and wrote drill using Pyware for two shows
- Taught music and drill during rehearsals
- Directed the band at home football games

Fall 2008 – Spring 2010

S&T Basketball Pep Band – Director
- Organized and taught music for a 30-member ensemble at home
basketball games

Fall 2007 – Spring 2010

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE AND ACTIVITIES
Villa Grove High School Band
- Performed on tuba for the winter concert
Newton High School Pit Orchestra
- Trombonist/Euphoniumist

December 7, 2016

Springs 2015, 2016

Eastern Illinois University Ensembles
- Wind Symphony
- Jazz Ensemble
- Panther Marching Band
- Eastern Symphonic Band
- Concert Band
- Jazz Lab Band

1st-3rd Trombone
2nd-3rd Trombone
1st Trombone
Tuba
1st Trombone
1st Trombone

- Eastern Illinois Trombone Choir

Tenor Trombone

Fall 2015 – Fall 2016
Fall 2015 – Fall 2016
Fall 2014 – Fall 2016
Spring 2015
Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
and Spring 2017
Fall 2014 – current

1st-2nd Trombone
Flute/Piano
Oboe/Piano
Horn/Piano

Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Fall 2016
Fall 2016

Special EIU Performances
- Wind Symphony IMEC Performance
- Secondary Instrument Recitals

HONORS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Tau Beta Sigma, National Honorary Band Service Sorority
Fall 2006 – Fall 2010
- Fundraising Chair – organized fundraising activities for the band program
- Uniform Chair – distributed, collected, and organized uniforms and tuxedos
- Service Chair – organized service projects to benefit the band program
- Vice President – ran new member education meetings for the chapter
- Life Member (since 2011)
National Association for Music Education
- Eastern Illinois Chapter member

Fall 2015 – current

Helen J. Krehbiel Music Education Scholarship – Recipient
- This scholarship is given to students planning to teach at the high
school level

2016-2017 school year

College of Arts and Humanities Dean’s List

Fall 2014 - current

REFERENCES
Dr. Danelle Larson
Director of Music Education
Eastern Illinois University
dlarson@eiu.edu
(217) 581-7201
Dr. Todd French
Professor of Tuba and Euphonium
Murray State University
tfrench10@murraystate.edu
(270) 809-4282
Dr. Jemmie Robertson
Professor of Trombone and Euphonium
Eastern Illinois University
jrobertson@eiu.edu
(217) 581-6118
Dr. Ben Druffel
Assistant Director of Bands
Eastern Illinois University
bjdruffel@eiu.edu
(217) 581-2312