Western Kentucky University, Bachelor of Music Education (PK-12), Master of Arts in Education with a major in Music Education and a minor in secondary education, National Writing Project participant, University of Kentucky, Orff-Schulwerk Level 1 certification, University of North Texas, Kodaly pedagogy level 1 2 and 3 certification
many musical interests, music with a meaningful message
26 years of classroom music education experience, vocal/choral music
Folk & Traditional Instruments, Classroom & Kids, Technology, Recorders, Trombones
Opera, Pop, Classical, Folk, Broadway, Art Songs, Top 40, Oratorio
Vocal Music, Vocals (Tenor), Autoharp
Turtle Creek Chorale 14 years, Stephen Foster Story Musical 1 year, Western Shaker Singers at Pleasant Hill KY 9 years, Director Plano Children's Choir and Chorale 5 years, Adult and youth church choir director 12 years, School choir director 26 years
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"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter"
--Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
I've performed many roles in musicial theater, opera, oratorio, etc. including Tamino a leading role in "The Magic Flute", Tiger Brown in "The Three Penny Opera", Jenik in "The Bartered Bride", Nathan in the musical "Shenandoah", "Saint Nicholas" in Benjamin Britten's oratorio "Saint Nicholas", and Tenor arias from "Messiah" among others. I'm comfortable performing various genre with choirs, solos and small ensembles.
In college I was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia fraternity and my big brother is Bill Haynes. I have a Bachelors of Music Education and a Master of Arts in Education with a major in Music and a minor in Secondary Education both from Western Kentucky University. I've directed church choirs for several years.
I enjoy many composers including Puccini, Mozart and Rutter and many others.
I have more than 25 years of teaching experience (elementary & vocal) K-12, as well as a church music director. I have a level 1 Orff-Schulwerk certification and levels 1, 2 & 3 Kodaly certification. I also have an English as a Second Language Certification Supplemental, (PK-12) as well as being a participant in the National Writing Project. I have been certified to teach cultural diversity to other school employees by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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