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ELIZABETH ANN GRAVITZ   

12061 Fountainbrook Blvd. Apt 1530 Orlando, FL 32825
(407) 617-8763 egravitz@gmail.com

            *willing to relocate

EDUCATION

 

Bachelor of Music Education

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (April, 2011)

Certification: Instrumental Music K-12, General Music K-12

Diploma

            Timber Creek High School, Orlando, FL (May, 2006)

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Intern Teacher, Timber Lakes Elementary School, Orlando, FL (March 2011 – Present)

            Timber Lakes Elementary School (Tiffany Maddy- Cooperating Teacher)

• Instruct Pre-K thru Fifth Grade students through weekly lessons

• Instruct the chorus through weekly before school rehearsals

• Attend elementary music in-services and Central Florida Orff Chapter Workshops

• Assist All-County Co-Chair in preparation of All-County Chorus and Recorder rehearsals

• Conduct the chorus at community events

• Assist in auditioning, organizing and directing the Timber Lakes Talent Show 2011

• Assist in preparing for Orange County elementary music in-service

• Implement the use of technology into the music classroom

 

Intern Teacher, Freedom High School, Orlando, FL (January 2011 – March 2011)

            Freedom High School (Franklin Jennings - Cooperating Teacher)

• Instructed high school band students through full band rehearsals and weekly lessons

• Conducted numerous small ensembles including a woodwind choir and brass choir that performed at District Solo and Ensemble Festival

• Assisted in teaching percussion methods and ensemble

• Instructed beginning piano classes

• Assisted the 9/10 All-County Chair with organizing and preparing the event

• Implemented the use of technology into the music classroom

 

Intern Teacher, Lincoln Middle School, Gainesville, FL (January 2010 – April 2010)

Lincoln Middle School (David Eckstein - Cooperating Teacher)

• Instructed middle school band students through full band rehearsals and weekly lessons

• Implemented the use of technology into the music classroom

 

Intern Teacher, P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, Gainesville, FL (August 2009 – December 2009)

            P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School (Michael Roberts- Cooperating Teacher)

• Instructed Pre-K thru Fifth Grade students through weekly lessons

• Implemented the use of technology into the music classroom

 

RELATED TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Concert Band and Concert Choir (Technician and Guest Instructor)

Marching Band (Technician and Guest Instructor)

Piano Studio (Fall 2005-Present)

Flute Studio (Fall 2005-Present)

Saxophone Studio (Fall 2005-Present)

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 Performer, Florida Music Educators Association State Convention, Tampa Bay, FL (January 2006)

Participant, Florida Music Educators Association State Convention, Tampa Bay, FL (January 2006-2011)

Participant in Orange County Elementary Music monthly In-Services. (20011- Present)

Participant in the Heart of Florida Orff Chapter Workshops (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

Participant in the Central Florida Orff Chapter Workshops. (2011)

• Participant in the OCPS All-County for Elementary events. (Spring 2011)

Participant in the OCPS All-County Band events. (Spring 2011)

Participant and Performer, Florida Flute Association Convention, Orlando, FL (2005-2010)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Florida Music Educators Association (2008-Present)

Florida Elementary Music Educators Association (2010-Present)

Florida Orchestra Association (2010-Present)

Florida Flute Association (2005-Present)

Florida Bandmasters Association (2010-Present)

Central Florida Orff Chapter (2011-Present)

The Heart of Florida Orff Chapter (2011-Present)

Music Educators National Conference (2008-Present)

 

 

COMPUTER AND TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

• Competent with Microsoft Office® for both PC and Apple, Garageband, iMovie, Finale® 2009 (music notation), Noteflight (music notation), Pyware 3D (drill-writing software).

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

Principal Flute, Clovis Community Orchestra, Clovis, NM (Summer 2010)

Performer on various student/faculty recitals, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (Fall 2008-2010)

Conductor, Florida Flute Ensemble, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2010)

Performer, Florida Flute Choir, (2008-Present)

Alto Saxophonist, Jazz Band, University of Florida (2009)

Symphony Band, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2008-2010)

Pazeni Sauti African Choir, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2009-2010)

Opera Theater, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2008)

Fightin’ Gator Marching Band, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (Summer 2006, Summer 2010)

Basketball Pep Band, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2008-2009)

 

REFERENCES


 

Tiffany Maddy, Music Teacher

Timber Lakes Elementary

2149 Crown Hill Boulevard 

Orlando, FL 32828-6875 

(407) 249-6177 ext. 2264

tiffany.maddy@ocps.net

 

Franklin Jennings, Director of Bands

Freedom High School

2500 West Taft Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32837
(407) 816-5600

franklin.jennings@ocps.net

 

Dr. Russell Robinson,

Area Head Music Education

130 MUB P.O. Box 117900
Gainesville, Fl 32611-7900
(352) 273-3190

rlrob@ufl.edu

 
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