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Alex holds a Bachelor in Music Education/Performance Certification from the Pennsylvania State University. Here, she had the privilege of working on various studies including choir/conducting with 2-time Grammy Award Winner, Christopher Kiver as well as vocal pedagogy with the former National President of NATS(National Association of Teachers of Singing), Norman Spivey and Bel Canto/Can Belto founder, Mary Saunders-Barton. After receiving her degree, Alex ventured out to Wooster, Ohio to perform professionally the with Ohio Light Opera in their summer repertory season, being featured in Gershwin's Oh, Kay! She then returned to Livingston to fulfill a leave replacement for Choir and General Music at Heritage Middle School. While continuing to pursue her career in musical theatre, Alex teaches voice and acting to spread her passion of music and the arts! She believes that there is music and art in everyone and strives to help her students discover where it comes from.
NJYT - Berkley Heights, New Jersey
-Into the Woods(Cinderella)
The Ohio Light Opera Company- Wooster, Ohio
-Oh, Kay!(Dolly Ruxton), One Touch of Venus, Ruddigore, Can Can, Brigadoon
The Bergen Performing Arts Center – Englewood, New Jersey
Luna Stage (Pleasant Valley Productions) – West Orange, New Jersey
-25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Marcy Park)
The Bickford Theatre – Morristown, New Jersey
-Once on This Island (Erzulie)
-Fiddler on the Roof (Hodel)
The Papermill Playhouse – Milburn, New Jersey
-The Nutcracker (Solo Clown)
Teacher at Heritage Middle School (Leave Replacement)
-Director of Chorus grades 7-8 (Winter Concert 1/7/16)
-Director of Select Chorus grades 7-8
-Taught general music grades 7-8 (Music theory, keyboard, listening and analysis)
-Developed SGOs for both general music and chorus
Student Teacher at Bushkill Elementary School
-Taught general music grades K-3 as well as special reading, writing and math classes
-Developed and executed lesson plans every day
Student Teacher at Nazareth Area High School
-Taught 3 levels of class piano as well as one Music Theory III class
-Rehearsed and conducted Concert Choir, Chorale, Nightingales and Middle School Chorus
-Selected soloists for the pieces I conducted in the Spring Concert
-Developed and executed lesson plans every day (including SLO and Unit plan on “modes”)
-Participated in teacher duties such as Eagle Block, attendance and grading
Choir Director of Sine Nomine
-Conducted Sine Nomine, a mixed chamber ensemble – selected repertoire, ran auditions,
-Conducted rehearsal and performances
Head Counselor (During summer session)
-Taught daily lessons in voice, acting, improvisation, and dance.
National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.
Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.