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Rob Hammerton, music educator etc.

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CERTIFICATION

Massachusetts Certification: Professional License, Music 5-12,1998; renewed 2004, renewed 2009.

EDUCATION

Master of Music (Music Education): Boston University, May 1998    (Honors: Music Education Honors Award for Outstanding Achievement)

Bachelor of Arts (Journalistic Studies): University of Massachusetts at Amherst, May 1988    (Concentration: Music)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Central Connecticut State University: Blue Devil Marching Band instructional assistant, 2014

Berlin-Boylston (MA) Public Schools: Tahanto Regional Middle/High School choral music director, 2013 –

Uxbridge (MA) Public Schools: Music Teacher (K-12), 1999 – 2012 (high school music program director, 1999-2008)

Sudbury (MA) United Methodist Church: Sanctuary Choir Director, 2001 – present; Co-Director, Youth Choir, 1994-1998

College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA): Director of Crusader Bands, 2002-2006

North Reading (MA) High School: Music Teacher, 1998-1999

George N. Parks Drum Major Academy: Instructional Staff, 1999 – present

City of Boston: Instructor, Crosstown Marching Band, summer 1998 – spring 1999

Algonquin Regional High School (Northborough, MA): Student Teacher, 1998 (Cooperating Teacher: Dennis Wrenn)

Boston University: Graduate Assistant for Bands, 1995-1998

Charles River Creative Arts Program (Dover, MA): Music Instructional Staff, 1982-1987

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Manager, MMEA All-State Symphonic Band, 2008

Assistant Manager, MMEA All-State Symphonic Band, 2007

Grader, MTEL Music Educator Tests, 2010

Musical Arranger: University of Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hen Marching Band (1995 – present); University of Massachusetts Minuteman Bands (1990 – 2000, 2009); University of Arkansas Athletic Bands (2009); Towson University (MD) Tiger Marching Band (2008); Central Connecticut State University Blue Devil Marching Band (2012 – present)        … … and others

Bellingham (MA) Children’s Theatre: Music Staff Accompanist (1999 – present) … original musical, “Reality Check”, premiered in June 2009 … original musical, “Pecking Order”, premiered in June 2011 … original music, “Reset”, to be premiered in June 2015

MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

Pi Kappa Lambda (Boston University chapter); Music Educators National Conference (MENC); Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA); New Hampshire Band Directors Association (NHBDA); American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) (Massachusetts chapter); Kappa Kappa Psi (UMass-Amherst and BU chapters): honorary brother; Tau Beta Sigma (UMass-Amherst and BU chapters): honorary sister

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