Andrew Fisher

  • Niagara Falls NY

Music Educator, K-5 General Music, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music

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Teaching Experience

Work History
Jan 2015 - Mar 2015

Student Teaching Placement at Lindbergh Elementary School, Kenmore-Tonawanda

K-5 General Music, 4th and 5th Grade Choir

We prepared for a first grade show, a second grade show, and the 4th and 5th grade spring concert. Teaching varied repertoire, of varying meters tonalities and styles. Teaching students to sing with proper vocal technique, leading students in creating their own arrangements and performances, in improvising and playing instruments. Community Arts Academy, Buffalo, NY Teacher: Infant and toddler classes. Establish a music-rich environment to build understanding of music and movement with parent and sibling involvement. Lead multiple activities to develop inner-hearing, rhythmic improvisation, and resting tones.

2014 - Present

Community Arts Academy

SUNY Buffalo State

Infant and toddler classes. Establish a music-rich environment to build understanding of music and movement with parent and sibling involvement. Lead multiple activities to develop inner-hearing, rhythmic improvisation, and resting tones.

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

SUNY Buffalo State Child Care Center

SUNY Buffalo State Child Care Center

Ages 3-4, Leading students in movement, singing and creative and vocal exploration. Creating opportunities for students to engage with and manipulate music, acculturating students to different musical styles, singing and moving.

2013 - Present

Global Book Hour

SUNY Buffalo State

Ages 1-12. Lead musical activities and games relating to curriculum reading content pertaining to American and non-American cultural music.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Youth Development Professional

Boys and Girls Clubs of Buffalo

Being a role model, mentor and consistent adult in students lives. Creating enriching and educational opportunities to get students involved in their community, their education and the lives of others.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Camp Director's Assistant

Niagara Falls High School Summer Camp

Assisting students, directors and teachers with various assignments such as helping students, providing food for students and helping with sports activities.

Education

Education
2011 - Present

B.A. of Music Education

BUFFALO STATE COLLEGE

Pending, currently student teaching

References

References

Jamie Holden, K-5 General and Vocal Music 

jholden@ktufsd.org

Dr. Kerry Renzoni, Assistant Professor of music

 filsinkb@buffalostate.edu

John Maguda, professor of conducting at SUNY Fredonia, director of Erie County Wind Ensemble

John.Maguda@fredonia.edu