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Ryan Moos

1401 3rd street Clay Center, KS, 67432 785-447-0234 rbmoos@ksu.edu

Education
Bachelor of Arts, Music Education Expected May 2018
Kansas State University, Department of Music
 Major: Music Education
 Minor: Dance

Kansas Teaching License Expected May 2018


Kansas State Department of Education
 Teaching Area: Music – Grades K-12

Teaching Experience

Student Teacher (Spring 2018)


Ware Elementary in USD 475, Music Department
Focus: Taught music to elementary students ranging in age from five to eleven years old
 Taught classrooms of up to 22 students over the course of the semester
 Developed both daily and unit lesson plans that coincided with the national standards for
music education and course goals
 Directed and assisted music programs for grades 3-5
 Worked with students and faculty in maintaining a safe and well functioning classroom.

Student Teacher (Spring 2018)


Fort Riley Middle School in USD 475, 6-8 Vocal Music & Guitars department
Focus: Taught choral and guitar music to students ranging in age from eleven to fourteen years old
 Taught classrooms of up to 20 students over the course of the semester
 Developed both daily and unit lesson plans that coincided with the national standards
for music education and course goals
 Directed and assisted music programs for grades 6-8
 Worked with students and faculty in maintaining a safe and well functioning
classroom.

Apprenticeship (Fall 2017)


Bluemont Elementary in USD 383, K-5 elementary music
Focus: Taught music to the kindergarten classes and shadowed the current music teacher
 Instructed the kindergarten music class in several consecutive lessons
 Observed the current music teacher for eight hours instruct fifth grade and
kindergarten music

Apprenticeship (Fall 2017)


Anthony Middle School in USD 383, 6-8 choral music
Focus: Directed choir rehearsals to students in grades 6-8 in preparation for their holiday concert
 Instructed the 6-8 choirs in vocal warmups and choir rehearsals
 Observed the current music teacher for eight hours instructing Choir grades 6-8

Piano Instructor (Fall 2014- Current)


Focus: Work one on one with students age 5 to 12 years on developing the fundamentals of piano
technique
 Develop and improve music reading skills
 Rehearse classic piano repertoire and piano fundamentals

Assistant Conductor (Spring 2016-Fall 2017)


Kansas State University Department of Music, University Choir
Focus: Led small and full group rehearsals under direction and guidance of the cooperating professor.
 Led small group rehearsals to prepare for upcoming concerts
 Developed vocal technique and music reading skills within ensemble members

Music Director (Spring 2017)


Kansas State University Department of Music, K-State Singers Show Choir
Focus: Served as the Music Director for K-State’s Show Choir The K-State Singers consisting of 16
ensemble members ranging in age from 18-23.
 Led full group music rehearsals teaching the music to ensemble members
 Arranged pop-tunes to fit the needs of the ensemble
 Recorded studio vocal sessions onto music software

Assistant STEM teacher (Summer 2016)


Kansas State University Department of Education in conjunction with Manhattan School District USD
383
Focus: Worked with late elementary/ early middle school students through the STEM fields (Science,
Technology, Engineering, Math)
 Worked with students for four hours, five days a week for four weeks
 Taught basic wind energy principles
 Assisted the cooperating teacher with lessons and aided students in assembling
projects

Dance Instructor/ Choreographer (Fall 2014- Spring 2016)


Slagle Baton and Dance Studio, Clay Center Kansas
Focus: Instructor for beginning ballet and tap classes as well as intermediate ballet to students ranging in
age from 6 to 11. Choreographed jazz and novelty routines for the high school dance team.
 Work with students to develop basic ballet and tap fundamentals
 Choreograph and teach ballet and tap routines for fall, winter, and spring shows
 Choreograph and teach routines to high school dance team for fall shows and
competition
Music Performance Experience
Accompanist (Spring 2016- Fall 2017)
Kansas State University, Department of Music
Focus: Accompanist for K-State Women’s Choir and University Choir
 Provided piano accompaniment to choral works for the all female choir and their
director in rehearsals and performances.
 Provided piano accompaniment to choral works for 50 men, women, and their
director in rehearsals and performances.

Music and Dance Ensembles (Fall 2013- Fall 2017)


Kansas State University, Department of Music Choral Studies
Focus: Ensemble member in multiple choral ensembles in the Kansas State University Department of
Music
 K-State Singers’ Show Choir; one of sixteen selected college students who serve
as student ambassadors while performing on campus and in the community
 Collegiate Chorale; a mixed audition choir consisting of 80 ensemble members.
 Concert Choir; a mixed audition choir consisting of 30 ensemble members.
 Grand Chorus; a mixed audition choir consisting of 50-80 students.
 Tap Ensemble; performing throughout the community and campus at special
events for promotion of the arts
 Winter and Spring K-State Dance Productions

Work Experience

Accompanist (Spring 2015-Current)


Fort Riley Middle School, Geary County USD 475
Focus: Accompanist for the Ft. Riley Middle School Choir’s
 Accompanied the Red, White, and Blue choir’s for Fall, Winter, Spring concerts, and
festivals under the direction of the Choral Director
 Sit in on music rehearsals prior to the performance and rehearse with students and
director
Server (Summer 2017- Fall 2017)
Carlos O’ Kellys
Focus: Responsible for customer service and food delivery in a timely manner

Cashier (Fall 2013- Spring 2017)


Rays Apple Market
Focus: Responsible for customer service, checkout, and balancing cash amounts at the end of each shift
Volunteer Work

 Jr. CYO camp counselor providing mentorship, faith building, and creating a safe, energized
environment for middle school youth.
 Chaperone for church Prayer & Action program providing mentorship, faith building, and aiding
high school youth painting houses and performing yard work for the disadvantaged people of the
local community.
 Flint Hills Vocal Boot Camp working with high school students for five days, four hours every
day on improving vocal technique and knowledge about the working mechanics of the voice.

Membership

 Member of National Association for Music Educators


 Member of Kansas Music Educators Association
 Member of American Choral Directors Association
 Kappa Alpha Theta Delta Eta member, 2012-Spring 2017.

References

Dr. Ruth Gurgle, Professor of Dr. Julie Yu, Professor of Susan Gillespie, Music
Music Education Choral Studies Educator
Kansas State University Kansas State University Ware Elementary
920-723-4527 940-595-1183 785-410-4300