Izaskun Cruz

  • nuksazi@yahoo.com 

Music Teacher


I am experienced in the individual teaching of students as well as successful in orchestrating a large classroom environment.
My complex Musical background and exposure allows me to teach a wide range of Instruments and concepts.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2014 - 2016

Music Teacher K - 12

Miccosukee Indian School  K -12

General Music K-5th
Music Ensemble 6th -8th
Music Ensemble 9th -12th
Creator of the MIS High School Band
Computer 4th -5th
Computer Technology 9th -12th
Music Technology 6th -8th
Member of the Cultural Community Committee

Aug 2013 - Jun 2014

Music Teacher Middle School,


General Music 6th – 7th
Music Theory I and II 6th – 7th
Music Performance 6th – 7th

Aug 2011 - Jun 2013

Music Teacher High School 

Academy of Arts and MIndss Charter School

Head of the Music Department:
Music Theory I and II
Conductor of the A&M String Orchestra
Conductor of the A&M Concert Band
Creator of the Percussion A&M Class and Ensemble



Behavioral/cognitive skills development            

Interactive teaching/learning

Motivating Students.                                                    

Multicultural populations

Excellent classroom management.                      

Positive atmosphere promotion



Florida Teacher Certification Music K -12

2008 - 2009

Master In Music Therapy

2000 - 2005

Bachelor in Music with a major in Percussion Instruments

Higher Institute of Art

Related Experience

Ars Longa Ensemble

Percussionist specialized in early music instruments techniqueFestivals Presentations:
France, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, Spain, Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico.
Performances with renowned musical groups and International Artists:
“Le Poeme Harmonique”, “Elyma”, “Renaissance Orchestra of Caracas”, “Nuria Real”, “Jose Miguel Moreno”, “David Mayoral”, “Shalev Aldel”, “Walter Reiter”, “Linda Perillo”.Discography:
Juan Gutierrez de Padilla, “Cancionero de la Catedral de Puebla de Los Angeles”, Almaviva, Spain 2006.
Gaspar Fernandez, “Cancionero de la Cathedral de Oaxaca, Mexique. K617, France 2005.
“Fiesta Criolla” Bolivia, 1718. K617, France 2004.
 Esteban Salas “Cantus in Honore Beatae Mariae Virginis”, K617, France 2003.
 Nativité à Santiago de Cuba - Villancicos & Cantates, K617, France 2002.

Camerata Iberica 2008-2011

Master Classes about Middle Age music style for middle schools.
CD recording at The Aranjuez Palace.
Directed by Carlos Mena, an International Spanish countertenor,
Lambert Climent, an International Spanish tenor
Juan Carlos de Mulder (master at stringed Ancient Instruments
Pedro Estevan, the percussionist of Hesperion XX directed by Jordi Savall.
Spanish Baroque concerts at The Antique Music Festival in Malaga.

National Jazz Orchestra of Spain

Percussion Set: Timpani, Vibraphone, Marimba, Ethnic Percussions.
Concerts in Madrid’s Senate for “La Noche de Blanco”, Leganes and Aranjuez.
Stage shared with International Artists such as Jerry Gonzalez and Antonio Canales.

Capella Real de Madrid, Coro Antiphonarium and Nova Lux Ensemble

Percussion Instruments Set – American Baroque.
Concerts in Yuste, Madrid, Leon Badajoz and Pamplona.
Classical Theatre Festival of Almagro.

Nicolas Frize (Contemporary French Composer)
Performances at Saint-Denis, Clichy-sous-Bois and Drancy at Paris, France with the musical creation
“Du Plus Profond”.

Boston School Philharmonic and New England School Orchestra
Collaboration between schools performing Classic Percussion Instruments