Lisa Horry
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Five Towns College B.A. Queens College MSED
Major: Music Education

Lisa Horry

Professional Summary
Music teacher who is a native to the community in which she teaches, South Jamaica Queens, who has had major success working in the inner city school districts 28 and 29. Possesses a strong background in jazz theory, classically trained in piano, and trained in vocal performance. Passionate about welcoming and exposing students to music making and empowering them to express themselves through the artistic process.
Education
Bachelor of Arts | Fall 2013 | Five towns college
• Major: Music Education
Masters of arts | fall 2018 | queens college of the city university of new york
• Major: Music Education
Skills
Curriculum Planning Music Production
Pianist Recording
Music Director Arranging
Voice Instructor
Work History
New York City Department of Education
Music Teacher August 2014 to current
Responsibilities
• Guided and oversaw the music department in achieving educational benchmarks through curriculum planning, instruction, composition and performance
• Customized curricula to student’s needs, interests and talents
• Organized music performances for school events
• Found funding for music program and afterschool opportunities for students
• Oversaw afterschool programs that featured music field professionals
Accomplishments
• Directed and produced a Broadway Bound version of “The Wiz”
• Led students in writing and performing original songs for their senior graduation
• Oversaw the John Lennon Bus Afterschool Program provide by CASA. Students wrote and produced an original song and shot a music video for the song. Link: ------------
• Produced multiple special performances throughout the year for the school community
Affiliations
Arts Matter
Little Kids Rock
NAfME
Certification
NYS Teacher Initial Certification - 2014

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