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  • Full time
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Privare Lessons, teacher, performer.

  • 10+ Years
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  • Full time
  • Part time
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Private lessons, teacher, performer.

  • 10+ Years
  • Expert
  • Full time
  • Part time
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Private Lessons, teacher, performer

  • 10+ Years
  • Expert
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time

Conductor of bands and orchestras.

  • 10+ Years
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  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time


  • 10+ Years
  • Expert
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time

Available to teach private lessons for woodwinds, brass, piano and snare drum. Conductor and performer in bands and orchestras.

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Projects (6)

Band and orchestra performer.


Atlantic Wind Symphony, American Concert Band Society, America Performs at Carnegie Hall, Temple Emanu-El Music Ensemble, various Broadway musical performances at the high school and university level.

Work History

Music teacher

PS 53k

September 1994 - June 1994

Music teacher pre k-6

Fine Jewelry Sales/Clerical

Macy's Jensen Beach, Treasure Coast Mall

2012 - Present

Fine jewelry management/clerical

Music Teacher

Mark Twain Middle School for the Gifted and Talented

2003 - 2011

PS 188 Summer School (2001)

Music teacher, general music, instrumental music, bands.

New York State Certified Public School Music Teacher, K-12

June 1970 - July 2011

Designed and implemented curriculum following the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, New York State Learning Standards, balanced literacy, cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, and interdisciplinary methodology.

Implemented computer technology in the classroom

Project Adapt Specialist in reading, language arts, math and music

Administrative assistant for budget, purchasing and inventory

Presented staff development projects for school level and district level

Transition from Junior High School to Middle School, committee member

Administrative assistant for coordinating testing

Prepared and coordinated music assemblies, concerts, talent shows and district art and music festivals

Administrative assistant for programming

Peer mediation and crisis intervention program member

Supervised schools, districts and counties for NYSSMA, NMEA and SCMEA music festivals

Developed lease purchase programs for new band, orchestra and keyboard instrument for district schools

Directed concert band, wind ensemble, jazz band, marching band, glee club, mixed and boys' chorus, piano keyboard classes, instrumental group lessons, and percussion ensembles.

Prepared students for NYSSMA, SCMEA, NMEA, and USDAN.

Assigned the responsibilities of Middle School Music Department Chairman of Music during the medical leave of the chairman.

Collaborated with students, parents, staff and administrators for the advancement of public school music education

Music teacher

Project Adapt

2000 - 2003

Music specialist

Special Education Music Cluster teacher, pre K-3rd grade

Nassau Board of Cooperative Educational Services

1999 - 2004

Summers school music specialist.

Teacher and administrative assistant to the district director of fine and performing arts.

Hempstead Public Schools, Hempstead, Long Island

September 1997 - June 1998

Jazz band, marching band, beginning band, symphonic band.

Food service manager

Sunny Atlantic and Catalina Beach Resorts

1992 - 1998

Food service, short order cook, management, supervision.

Music Teacher

Copiague, Long Island

1995 - 1997

PS 53K, Brooklyn, New York

vocal, general music and math teacher

South Shore High School

September 1992 - June 1993

Music teacher

Music teacher, band director.

Jonas E. Salk Junior High School

June 1970 - November 1978

Music teacher

President and owner

Gift Shack Inc

1984 - 1992

Recruitment and management of staff.
Retail sales management, public relations, purchasing and inventory control.

Vice President and owner

Golden Packing Company, Inc

1964 - 1984

Recruitment and development of forty member staff.
Responsibilities included staff development, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, sales, inventory, general ledger, accounting and legal liaison.

Special Education instrumental music, vocal music and general music teacher

Transit Tech High School

September 1993 - June 1994

Music teacher

New York State Music Educator and Administrator

Retired Public School Music Teacher

July 2011

I offer music lessons for all concert band instruments and piano.

Qualifications & Certifications

Education and Performance/Clarinet

Ohio Wesleyan University

Long Beach High School, Lido Beach, New York

Music Education

University of Vermont

Educating the Exceptional Child

City University of New York, Brooklyn College

City University of New York, College of Staten Island

music studies

Eastman School of Music, Rochester University

Secondary Education

Hofstra University

Music Supervision and Administration

Long Island University

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Bruce Bernstein

Stuart, FL, USA