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Joseph Swinkey

825 Albert Ave

East Lansing MI, 48823
Phone: (734) 770-7539 Email:

Educational Background
Michigan State University (MSU), East Lansing MI
Bachelor of Music in Music Education expected May 2018
Michigan K-12 Music Certification JQ (K-12) expected May 2018

Teaching Experience
Student Teacher, Walled Lake Northern High School Spring 2018
Instrumental/Marching Instructor, Walled Lake Northern HS band camp Summer 2017
Choral Teaching Intern, Jackson Northwest Middle School Spring 2017
Elementary General Music Intern, Okemos Central Montessori School Spring 2017
Instrumental Teaching Intern, MacDonald Middle School Spring 2016

Related Work Experience

Squad Leader, MSU Spartan Marching Band Fall 2016-Fall 2018
Student Music Director, MSU RCAHppella Fall 2015-Spring 2017
Instrumental/Marching instructor, Ida High School Summers, 2014-2017
Instrumental/Marching instructor, Truman High School Summers, 2014-2016

Performing Experience
Principal Trumpet Player, MSU Concert Band 2014-2016
MSU Spartan Marching Band Fall 2013-2018
Two-Year Squad Leader, 2016-2017
MSU Chamber Choir Fall 2017
MSU Men’s Glee Club Spring 2015-2017
MSU Campus Choir Spring 2016
MSU RCAHppella Fall 2013-Spring 2017
Music Director & Section Leader, 2015-Spring 2017
MSU Spartan Brass Fall 2017-Spring 2018

Honors and Awards

MSU Dean’s List Fall 2013-Present

Professional Memberships
National Association for Music Education 2015-Present
American Choral Director’s Association 2015-Present
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia 2013-2018
President, 2015-2017

References available upon request.