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Joseph Ulibarri

Music Educator, Director Of Music
Albuquerque
Summary

Creative multi-disciplinary music teacher with 7 years of experience in all grades K-12 of developing innovative, culturally-relevant curricula for diverse populations. Dedicated and passionate professional who excels in collaborative, cross-disciplinary projects: multisensory art/music projects, music and the science of sound, music and its effects on political/social issues. Certified in PK-12 music and visual art.

Overview
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2
Certifications
5
5
years of post-secondary education
8
8
years of professional experience
Work History

6-12 Music Educator

Explore Academy
2018-08 - Current
  • Advanced school's creative and academic reputation by establishing the school's first music program
  • Created 27+, 4-week-based, unique courses in music production, music history, musical theatre, vocal music, instrumental (strings + guitar), expressive arts therapies, and rock band.
  • Designed educational benchmarks that were vertically aligned for successful sequencing for the middle to high school music program.
  • Led the growth of our music program by on-boarding and training a new hire music teacher for our middle school program.
  • Utilize technology-based assignments on Google Education suite, Soundtrap, Coursera, EdX, teachable.com, Flat.io to create engaging content.
  • Utilize student surveys to determine new courses that are culturally-relevant, engaging, and speak to a diversity of perspectives and experiences.
  • Analyze student feedback every month to quickly implement changes in instruction, organization, or communication to better serve the needs of the students.

Director of Music

Rio Rancho United Methodist Church
2018-09 - 2020-09
  • Planned worship music by the quarter, informed by the liturgical calendar, scriptures, and sermon content
  • Created special programming for Good Friday, Easter, Christmas Eve, and the Christmas concert.
  • Directed, rehearsed, and scheduled rehearsal for the choir, string ensemble, handbell choir, and the praise band
  • Led the change for two distinct services (traditional + contemporary) to be successfully merged into one cohesive blended style in which all music groups could perform at the same time.
  • Established the string orchestra program.

Vocal and Piano Music Instructor

Youth Music Program
2016-12 - 2018-06
  • Taught students from ages 5 to 18 (and some adults) in group or private lessons.
  • Implemented appropriate sequencing of instruction for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels of piano and voice.
  • Focused primarily on pop, country, + rock, and music composition
  • Served populations who were were economically disadvantaged, who had cerebral palsy, and those who were musically gifted
  • Aided fundraising at public concerts as the occasional MC.

6-8 Choir and Drama Teacher

West Linn-Wilsonville School District
2015-08 - 2016-08
  • Taught 3 sections of choir: 6th grade, 7th grade, and year-long 8th grade choir along with a before-school advanced choir.
  • Facilitated choir trips for competitions and ACDA conventions in Seattle
  • Oversaw auditions for student participation in the middle school musical and talent show
  • Created courses in beginning drama and theatre production, exposing students to issues of story-telling, acting skills, improvisation, and stage and technical work.
  • Produced 4 theatrical performances.
  • Facilitated student-ran productions of puppet shows for elementary-aged audiences
  • Mentored students in after-school tutoring.

K-5 General Music Specialist

Santa Fe Public Schools
2014-08 - 2015-08
  • Developed lessons for 400+ students in grades K-5 in movement, Orff + Kodaly-based activities, music literacy, recorders, and listening skills.
  • Collaborated with the Schools in Communities coordinator to engage students and families in creating costumes and set pieces for our productions.
  • Supervised the after-school choir + drama program
  • Created 3 performances: Blacklight music story-telling for K-1, holiday musical for grades 2-3, and a multidisciplinary concert for grades 4-5 which featured blacklight theatre, shadow dancing, and Orff band.
Education

Master of Music Music Education

Bowling Green State University
2020-05 - 2021-07

Bachelor of Music Education K-12 Choral Music Education

Eastern New Mexico University
2010-08 - 2014-05
Skills

    Innovative Curriculum Design

Collaborative Planning

Piano

Violin

Guitar

Clarinet

Creative Performances

Certification

PK-12 Music

PK-12 Visual Art

Timeline

Master of Music Music Education

Bowling Green State University
2020-05 - 2021-07

Director of Music

Rio Rancho United Methodist Church
2018-09 - 2020-09

6-12 Music Educator

Explore Academy
2018-08 - Current

Vocal and Piano Music Instructor

Youth Music Program
2016-12 - 2018-06

6-8 Choir and Drama Teacher

West Linn-Wilsonville School District
2015-08 - 2016-08

K-5 General Music Specialist

Santa Fe Public Schools
2014-08 - 2015-08

Bachelor of Music Education K-12 Choral Music Education

Eastern New Mexico University
2010-08 - 2014-05

PK-12 Visual Art

PK-12 Music