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Michelle Rutherford

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I live in Seattle and am a piano teacher. I teach private piano lessons to all ages and levels. I have a bachelor's degree in music with a focus on piano. I have 10 years piano teaching experience and also taught elementary school music for 5 years. Please email if you are interested.

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Piano Instructor Seattle, WA
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Work Experience:
Teaching Experience

2005-2007 Lake Forest Country Day School

Prepare and teach preschool through 5th grade general music lessons
Direct select 4th grade choir
Select, prepare, and present music concerts for each grade level
Collaborate with art and grade level teachers to present integrated lessons
Attend in service and faculty meeting, and serve on building committee

2002-2005 Groveport Madison School District

Prepare preschool through 5th grade general music lessons
Direct select 4th grade choir and 4th recorder ensemble which perform in the community and school functions
Select, prepare, and present music plays and concerts for each grade level
Direct 4th grade spring musical with after school rehearsals and full costumes
Collaborate with art and grade level teachers to present integrated lessons
Attend in-service and faculty meeting, and serve on building committee
Served on committee to write music curriculum to align with state standards and Core Knowledge Curriculum

2002-2005 Heath City School District

Assistant Director and piano accompanist of several musical theatre productions (Once Upon a Mattress, Bye, Bye Birdie, and School House Rock)
Piano accompanist for choral concerts, solo/ensemble contest for vocal and instrumental
Woodwind Specialist for Marching Band Camp

2002 Reynoldsburg City School District

Student taught choral music grades 9 through 12
Selected, prepared, and directed nine pieces at pre-contest concert
Designed program for concert
Attend in-service and faculty meeting
Assisted with musical theatre rehearsals of Crazy for You

Related Work Experience

1999-present Private Piano and Voice Instructor

Teach beginner to advanced level students in piano and voice
Held many recitals and prepared students for contest and competition

2000- 2002 Kinderchor Children’s Choir

Piano accompanist/rehearsal assistant for Children’s Chorus at Otterbein College
Education:
Bachelor of Music Education, Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio
June 2002
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Professional Activities and Honors

Member of OMEA (Ohio Music Educator’s Association) and attended professional conferences 1999- 2007
Graduated as Cum Laude and with Departmental Honors
Member of the Columbus and Dayton Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Member of Northwestern University’s Chapel Choir
Michelle Rutherford is located in Seattle, WA and has the following skills: Piano Instructor
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Piano Instructor

Category: Music
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Bachelor of Music from Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio
Years Experience: 10