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Brandon Haskett
1060 W. Sandy Banks
Gilbert, AZ 85233
Phone: If needed please email
  • CAREER OBJECTIVES

  • To obtain my masters and doctoral degrees in percussion with a cognate in ethnomusicology
  • To become an successful educator at the college level
  • To become a proficient composer as well as performer
  • To enrich and advance music in the world
  • EDUCATION

    HIGH SCHOOL

    (1992-1996)


    Hobart High School
    Hobart, IN 46342

    COLLEGE

    (1996-97) Valparaiso University
    Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
    STUDIES: Music performance
    STUDIO INSTRUCTION: Jeffery Brown(percussion) and Delores Keller(piano)

    ENSEMBLES: Percussion Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz Combo, Jazz Lab Band, Chamber Orchestra, Community Orchestra, Festival Orchestra

    (1997-2001)
    Indiana University
    Bloomington, IN 46708
    STUDIES: Music Education (Instrumental) and Percussion
    STUDIO INSTRUCTION: 1997-98 William Roberts(percussion)
    ___________________-1998-2001 Wilber England (percussion), Melanie Yin(piano), Jeanne-Minette Cillers(piano),Winston Choi(piano), Ken Chan(piano), Jorge Rios (guitar)

    ENSEMBLES: Percussion Ensemble(three semesters), Marching Hundred(two semesters), Philharmonic Orchestra(one semester),Symphony Orchestra(one semester, principal), Symphonic Band(one summer session, one semester as principal), University Band(one semester), and University Orchestra(two semesters)



    (2001-)
    Arizona State University
    STUDIES: Masters of Music Performance Percussion
    STUDIO INSTRUCTION: 2001- J.B. Smith (percussion) ___________________ 2001- Dom Moio (drumset and Latin percussion) ------------------- 2002- Mark Sunkett (percussion)

    ENSEMBLES: Wind Symphony (2 semesters), Percussion Ensemble, Steel Pan Ensemble(2 semesters), Jazz Combo, Latin Jazz Band


    FALL 2001-02
    4.0 GPA


    SPRING 2001-02
    4.0 GPA
    FALL 2002-2003
    3.5 GPA
    SPRING 2002-2003 4.0 GPA

    GUEST TEACHING: Edgewood 6th grade percussion section (Fall Semester 00-01), Wheeler Middle School *general music/ world music program*(Fall Semester 00-01), Hosford Park (Spring 2001), Longfellow Elementary(Spring 2001), Whittier Elementary (Fall 2001), Edison Elementary (Fall 2001), Edison Elementary (Spring 2002)

    CLINICS ATTENDED: Kenny Aronoff, Louie Bellson, Britain/Moore Duo, Gregg Bissonette, Gerald Carlyss, Anthony Cirone, Lalo Davila, Brad Dutz, David Friedman, Jeff Hamilton, Arthur Lipner, N. Scott Robinson, David Samuels, Thomas Stubbs, Glen Velez, Chris Wabich, Paul Wertico, Liam Teague

    PERFORMED W/ VIA SCHOOL: Frank Foster, James Walker, Robert Spring, J.B. Smith, Robert Chappell, Liam Teague, Doc Severinsen, Gregg Bissonette, Chris Wabich

    FIELD EXPERIENCE(2000): Edgewood High School (jazz band II one hour teaching), Edgewood Middle School (beginning band one hour teaching), Edgewood Middle School(three hours observation), Edgewood High School (three hours observation), Union Township High School (one hour observation)

  • EMPLOYMENT

    (1997) Brian Bartlett
    Hobart High School
    Hobart, IN 46342
    Position: Assistant Drumline Instructor
    Wage:

    (1998) Traci Prescott
    Hobart High School
    Hobart, IN 46342
    Position: Head Drumline Instructor
    Wage:

    (1999) ABC Daycare Center
    Position:Substitute teacher
    Wage:$7.25/hr

    (2002-2003) Kenilworth/Whittier Elementary Schools Phoenix, AZ Position: Instrumental Teacher Wage: Salary $32,000/yr

    (2003-current) Kenilwroth/Heard Elementary Schools Phoenix, AZ Position: Instrumental Teacher Wage: Salary $34,111/yr

    (2003-current) District Instrumental Resource Teacher Phoenix Elementary School District No. 1 Wage: Stipend $500/yr

  • COMPUTER LANGUAGES AND PROGRAMS

  • Band-in-the-Box
  • Sibelius Learning Tools
  • Power Tracks Pro
  • Riden Band Inventory Program
  • HTML
  • FINALE
  • Sibelius
  • Microsoft Word
  • Some QuickBasic
  • Powerpoint

  • ORGANIZATIONS/HONORS


    Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia(inducted 1999) Gamma Tau chapter

    MENC(new member in 1999)

    Order of the Arrow(inducted 1995)

    Boy Scouts of America/Life Scout Rank

    Golden Key National Honor Society(inducted 1999)

    Founder's List(Dean's List) Spring 1998, Fall 1998

    Percussive Arts Society 2001-

  • REFERENCES

    Musical References

    J.B. Smith
    Arizona University
    Tempe, AZ

    Dom Moio
    Arizona State University
    Tempe, AZ

    Prof. Wilber England
    Indiana University
    Bloomington, IN 46708
    Private Teacher (percussion) 1997-current

    Jeffery Brown
    Valparaiso University
    Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
    Private Teacher (percussion) 1996-1997

    Brian Bartlett
    Southport High School
    Southport, Indiana

    Traci Prescott
    Hobart High School
    Hobart, Indiana 46342

    Personal References

    Debra Glass
    Aquainted approximately fifteen years
    202 Sandalwood Dr.
    Valparaiso, IN 46383

    Linda Jancik
    Aquainted approximately three years
    Work: 3 E. US 6
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 462-3551