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Jennifer Chin

Encinitas, CA
612-232-0574
schoolofstrings@aol.com

Objective
To work with an organization in which I am able to combine my passion for music with my desire to help others achieve
their musical goals.

Experience
School of Strings Encinitas, CA
Private Music Instructor, Self Employed May 2008 to Present
Developed and taught units for violin, viola, cello, and piano in the private lesson setting
Developed concepts such as posture, intonation, and rhythm with students of all ages and abilities
Prepared curriculum for each individual student to ensure their musical success
Prepared students for recitals and other various performances in the community
Excellent communication skills with parents and students regarding student progress and performing opportunities

First Note, Inc.


Minneapolis, MN
Private Music Instructor-Independent Contractor June 2005 to April 2008
Developed and taught units for violin, viola, and cello in the private lesson setting
Developed concepts such as posture, intonation, and rhythm with students
Prepared students for All-State Orchestra, Youth Symphony, and college scholarship auditions
Prepared students for recitals and other performances throughout the community

Fargo Public Schools Fargo, ND

Orchestra Teacher (Grades 6-9) September 2002 to May 2005

Developed and taught units in orchestra rehearsal settings and sectionals


Taught 75-120+ students with a variety of musical abilities
Developed intonation and rhythmic concepts with students
Prepared students for performance opportunities such as concerts and contests
Taught String Camp, a summer strings program for students to fine tune their playing skills through the summer months

Education
South Dakota State University Brookings, SD

Bachelor of Music Education September 1998 to May 2002

North Dakota State University Fargo, ND


Supplemental Coursework September 2002 to June 2004

Professional Activities and Interests


Honor Societies: Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Lambda Delta
String Teacher Organizations: MENC and ASTA
Facilitator of Middle Level Education Courses (2002-2004)

References available upon request


Twin Cities String Quartet Member (2007-2008)
Performed at Carnegie Hall (April 1998)
Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant

References available upon request