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George Markey

Music Educator/Pianist/Vocalist/Music Producer

Summary

Credentialed Music Educator with 20 years of teaching experience.  Developer of effective and engaging curriculum. Media sales specialist skilled at Public Relations and utilizing demographics and persuasive speech. Award Winning Producer. to close scales. Skilled Pianist and Vocalist. 

Education and Certifications

2015

Standard Teacher Certification

Monmouth University

All semesters proficient. - Won best in show for multi-disciplinary final project from NJDOE

Jun 2013

BA Music

Thomas Edison State College

3.76 GPA-Deans List, Arnold Fletcher Award

professional History

2018Present

Teacher of Music K-8

Golden Door Charter School
  • Organized over 500 student grades.
  • Created engaging lessons for students.
  • Instructed students on orchestral instruments.
  • Maintained positive peer to peer relationships between students.
  • Maintained an ongoing excellent rapport with parents.
4/16/20182018

Vocal Director Leave Replacement

Red Bank Regional High School District
  • Instruct singers who are singing Italian, French and German songs using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
  • Accompany students on piano.
  • Teach Advanced Music Technology; a course in Finale'.
  • Instruct Music Theory. Direct Concert Choir.  
  • Run Swashbuckler Club, a professional recording club. 
September 2016April 2018

Elementary Music Teacher/ Teacher of Middle School Orchestra

Lakewood Public School District
  • Organized over 500 student grades.
  • Created engaging lessons for students.
  • Instructed students on orchestral instruments.
  • Maintained positive peer to peer relationships between students.
  • Maintained an ongoing excellent rapport with parents.
  • Create engaging lesson plans according to the Charlotte Danielson Framework for Teaching Rubric for grades 2,3,4 and 5. 
  • Complete SGOs suitable for grade school children.
  • Complete PDP.
  • Accompany 4th and 5th Grade Chorus's during concerts and special performances on the piano.
  • Direct 4th Grade Chorus, plan concerts and accompany the chorus.
  • Requested by the superintendent, Laura Winters, to perform with the 5th Grade Chorus for a legislators function that assisted in Lakewood securing an 8 million dollar loan from the state of New Jersey to continue programming for the district.
Sep 1998June 2016

Teacher of Music/ Director of Marketing

Rugby School at Woodfield
  • Prepared engaging presentations while utilizing multimedia both as a teacher delivering content to students, and Director of Marketing presenting to staff.
  • Managed 2 websites for the school. Managed the school social media presence.
  • Designed school logo in collaboration with the Executive Director.
  • Successfully managed the school’s online presence during a public relations crisis.
  • Presented recitals to the parents while navigating the personalities of classified children.
  • Oversaw all aspects of sound engineering for school productions.
  • Developed and administered music education curriculum with the curriculum coordinator that addressed musical development from K-12 and met New Jersey core curriculum content standards.
  • Collaborated classroom management techniques with teachers and teacher assistants to enforce the Rugby School's behavior program, and followed the nurtured heart approach.
  • Created original musical arrangements for students when necessary.
  • Organized and maintained a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required NJ state law for 120 students.
  • Developed a system of keeping to monitor planned attendees for the school's recital through mail chimp and google forms.
  • Organized field trips.
  • Submitted detailed proposals for instruments, a sound proof music room, a recording studio and surround sound system that was installed in the school auditorium.
Sep 19962006

Owner

George Markey's Music Workshop
  • Media Sales Representative-Content Creator-Teacher
  • Collaborated with radio rales representatives to close clients using jingles on spec.
  • Created Musical Images for clients that aired on radio and client websites.
  • Won Gold JSPRAA (Jersey Shore Public Relations and Advertising) Award Winner for Best Radio Commercial 60 second category.
  • Studied the demographics of radio to assist independent clients on choosing their media outlet for their commercial.
  • Created websites and published for several clients.
  • Utilized Go Animate and Final Cut Pro to create multimedia to educate.
  • Taught piano lessons in people's homes.
  • Maintained long term and excellent relationships with parents and students.

Professional Accomplishments

  • LMS : 2017: Student accepted into All Shore Orchestra. 
  • CNHS: 2017 : I was Nominated for 2 Count Basie Awards for the Production of Godspell for Music and Vocal Direction. The production was nominated for 8 Count Basie Awards, and won 1.  
  • MMLLC: State Teen Arts adjudications and/or Top of The Top performers for fiscal years 2016, 2015, 2013, 2007, 2006, and 2005. This includes solo guitar, piano, voice and flute.  
  • Rugby School: Sound proof studio and surround sound system were successfully installed according to my specifications, 2015.
  • Rugby School: I was chosen to represent the school by attending a Middle States visiting team to accredit another New Jersey school, 2015.
  • MMLLC : Student wins 3rd place at NJ Shouts Down Drugs Songwriting Competition finalist for Essex County, 2009.
  • MMLLC: Student finalist in Monmouth County for NJ Shouts Down Drugs Songwriting Competition, 2007.
  • Rugby School: Student wins VSA National Award (Flute), 2005.
  • Rugby School: Student wins Arbor Day Songwriting Competition, 2003.
  • Rugby School: Student wins Governor's Award in Vocal Music, 2001  
  • Rugby School: Composed content, designed and maintained 3 Rugby School's websites.  
  • Rugby School: Designed the Rugby School Logo.
  • MMLLC: Won the Gold JSPRAA Award in 2003 for best Radio Commercial 60 second category. 
  • Top Sales Representative and Bahamas trip winner at Civic Development Group. 

Software proficiencies

Logic Pro, Final Cut Pro, Adobe In Design, Adobe Photoshop, MS Office, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Microsoft Office Suite. 

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