Jay Krause

Jay K.

Elmhurst, IL

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Jay delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
December 2013

I have been playing guitar for 10 years and have a degree in Music Production with a minor in Acoustics & Electronics


Part-Time Teacher/Exam Prep Teacher/Subject Tutor
Feb 2018 - Present
Huntington Learning Center

• Provide academic assistance for students in grades 3-12 in one-on-one up to one-on-four environments. Subjects include math, science, social studies, English, and reading.
• Provide exam prep to high school students for ACT and SAT in all relevant subjects: English, Math, Reading, and Science.
• Provide one-on-one assistance to students with issues in specific subjects such as Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry.

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Assistant General Manager
Apr 2017 - Jan 2018
Troika Entertainment

• Responsible for creating and executing contracts for all Actors, Directors, Choreographers, Designers, and Musicians for three simultaneous touring productions of Broadway musicals (An American in Paris, On Your Feet, and Love Never Dies), totaling roughly 60 contracts per show.
• Accountable for organizing and processing timely payments to Creatives as well as show-related invoices with average monthly total payments exceeding $300,000.
• Oversaw multiple teams (talent, production, creative, tech crew, etc.) on each show respectively.

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Box Office Supervisor
Apr 2015 - Dec 2016
Berklee Performance Center

• Built and organized over 100 shows in the local ticketing system (Vendini/Etix).
• Accountable for all monies that go through the box office including web sales totaling upwards of $20,000 per day.
• Provided excellent customer service at the 1200 seat venue for the diverse audiences that come with an ever-changing catalog of performances.
• Supervised a staff of ten student employees.

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Oct 2013 - Sep 2014
City Winery Chicago

• Responsible for training box office part-time staff and other venue workers
• Accountable for daily ticket, membership, and retail sales totaling approximately $1000 per day
• Worked as a team with the restaurant side of the business in order to create a cohesive and enjoyable experience for concert-goers and foodies alike

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Production Assistant
May 2013 - Sep 2014
Evanston SPACE

• Coordinated a professional concert with a team made up of fellow PAs
• Assisted with engineering live sound
• Managed marketing and promotion opportunities for the venue and its shows


Music Production & Engineering
Sep 2014 - Dec 2016
Berklee College of Music


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Aug 2015
The University of Edinburgh (on Coursera)

In this course, I learned about the origin and evolution of life and the search for life beyond the Earth.

Photos & Videos

Me gigging with my old metal band (not pictured)

Me at the beach 😎


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