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Arryn delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+ and special needs

Teaching since:
October 2010

Hello! My name is Arryn. I am a recent University of Oregon graduate who graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Music Education. I am primarily a french hornist with a background in classical/symphonic music, but I also have a modest background in popular, funk, big band, and brass band music.

Because of my university education I have experience with teaching band instruments including: flute, clarinet, saxophone, horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, and tuba. Because I am a brass player, brass is my primary area of expertise.

I supplemented my university education with several teaching positions. I have taught at two high schools-- Southridge High School (1 year) and West Salem High School (5 years) in Oregon-- as a marching and music instructor for both, and a sectional coach for the Southridge HS wind ensemble. I have also taught as a camp counselor at two separate music camps.

My hobbies include:drawing, calligraphy, weightlifting, and hiking. I also love dogs!

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Experience

Marching and Music Technician
Aug 2011 - Aug 2016
West Salem High School

This is a season position for the West Salem High School Marching Band. I taught marching basics, music sectionals, and assisted in designing choreography.

Horn Sectional Coach
Aug 2010 - May 2011
Southridge High School Instrumental Music and Dance Ensemble

Marching and Music Techinican
Aug 2010 - Nov 2010
Southridge High School Instrumental Music and Dance Ensemble

Education

Music Education
Sep 2011 - Aug 2015
University of Oregon

Certifications

Preliminary Teaching License; Endorsement PK-12 Music
Oct 2016
Oregion Teacher Standards and Practices Comission

A Preliminary Teaching License qualifies me to teach in a public school setting for PreK-12, specifically endorsed to teach music. This license allows me to work towards a Profesional Teaching License which requires 3 years of public classroom teaching experience and advancing my education in teaching.

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Awards

Drum Corps International Individual and Ensemble Champion
Aug 2015
Drum Corps International

Affiliations

National Association for Music Education
Mar 2015

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.

Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers.

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GretaLou Sep 24, 2016
Trumpet · In studio

Arryn made great strides with Greta on her first lesson. She left knowing how to make music, a notebook and reminders reviewing their lesson plan and practice homework for their next session. Greta said "she's awesome" when she commented on their time together. We've made plans to have Greta continue weekly lessons with Arryn, she's a great fit for our daughter!

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