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					1101 North Sidney Avenue Apartment B Russellville, AR 72801

501-310-3603 VML54@suddenlink.net http://pages.suddenlink.net/VML54

Veronica Marie Lanier
Objective While pursuing my degree in Music Education, I wish to further my experience and skills in the music field as a private instructor, clinician, and adjudicator.

Experience

May 2008 Auxiliary Adjudicator

Danville High School

Danville, AR

 Judge auxiliary auditions (drum major, majorette, color guard) April 2008 Drum Major Clinician  Conducted workshops on conducting, marching fundamentals, and leadership with potential drum major candidates April 2008 Drum Major Clinician  Instructed the junior high school potential drum majors in the basics of conducting and marching fundamentals  Taught vocal and whistle commands  Assisted with the learning of a musical number used for auditions October 2007 Drum Major Clinician  Instructed the high school drum majors on conducting the show music August-December 2007 Russellville High School Bassoon Instructor  Instructed the bassoon students in All-Region/All-State music August 2007 Morrilton High School Morrilton, AR Russellville, AR Cabot High School Cabot, AR Russellville Jr. High School Russellville, AR Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR

Pre-School Band Instructor and Drum Major Clinician  Worked marching fundamentals with band  Worked woodwind sectionals on music  Worked individually with the selected drum majors on leadership, marching fundamentals, score study, and conducting June 2007 Drum Major Clinician  Instructed the high school drum major on conducting the show music Booneville High School Booneville, AR

May 2007 Auxiliary Adjudicator

Danville High School

Danville, AR

 Judged auxiliary auditions (drum major, majorette, color guard) May 2007 Booneville High School Booneville, AR

Drum Major Clinician and Auxiliary Adjudicator  Instructed drum major candidates on conducting, commands, salutes, and marching fundamentals over a two-day period  Prepared a conducting routine to a song  Judged drum major and color guard auditions on the third day May 2007 Drum Major Clinician  Ran one-week clinic instructing drum major candidates on conducting, commands, salutes, and marching fundamentals  Prepared a conducting routine to a song May 2007 Drum Major Clinician  Ran two-week clinic instructing drum major candidates on conducting, commands, and marching fundamentals  Prepared a conducting routine to a song April 2007 Auxiliary Adjudicator  Judged drum major and color guard auditions February 2007 All-State Music Conference Hot Springs, AR Hector High School Hector, AR Russellville Junior High Russellville, AR Russellville High School Russellville, AR

Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Assistant  Assisted in the basic function of the All-State Clinic  Assisted the orchestra, symphonic, and concert bands with setup and performance  Worked one-on-one with band directors to provide a productive atmosphere December 2006-Present Lion Sound Recordings Oklahoma and Arkansas Assistant  Took orders of CD and DVD recordings of live performances  Answered questions about the products and delivery November 2006 Oklahoma All-District Ft. Gibson, OK

Oklahoma All-District Judge  Judged All-District auditions for low and double reeds for placement in All-District bands  Assisted in the tally room

August 2006

Cabot High School

Cabot, AR

Pre-School Band Instructor  Worked marching fundamentals with band  Worked sectionals on show music  Private instruction with drum majors August 2006 Morrilton High School Morrilton, AR

Pre-School Band Instructor  Worked marching fundamentals with band  Worked woodwind sectionals on music  Assisted in the plotting of drill December 2005 Cabot City Beautiful Cabot, AR

Cabot Christmas Parade Adjudicator  Judged the band entries in the parade May 2005-Present Private Drum Major Instructor  Tutor drum majors and drum major candidates on the techniques and fundamentals of auditioning for and being drum major July 2005-Present ATU Band Camps Russellville, AR Russellville, AR

Drum Major Clinician and Private Instructor  Lead drum major clinic for ATU campers the week of camp  Give private instruction to current drum majors at band directors’ request August 2003 Paris High School Paris, AR

Pre-School Band Instructor  Worked with the band on marching fundamentals over a three-day period  Assisted band director with musical aspects of the halftime show August 2003-December 2003 Personal Impressions Office Worker of Embroidery/Greek Shop     Took orders Answered phones Performed touch-ups on finished products Performed heat-press shirts Atkins, AR Russellville, AR

May 2003-August 2003 Atkins High School Drum Major Clinician and Auxiliary Adjudicator

 Judged drum major auditions  Worked one-on-one with chosen drum major on salute and show music

May 2003-August 2003 Pottsville High School Drum Major Clinician and Auxiliary Adjudicator

Pottsville, AR

 Judged drum major auditions  Worked one-on-one with chosen drum major on show music July 2001-Present     ATU Band Camps Russellville, AR

Sectionals and Bassoon Instructor/Private Instructor Judge bassoon and oboe auditions for chair placement Teach private bassoon lessons Teach bassoon All-State classes Lead saxophone, low reed, and clarinet sectionals Cabot, AR

December 1999-June 2003 Pine Street Animal Clinic Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Booneville, A

 General secretarial work including answering phones, filing, entering patient information into the computer, scheduling appointments, generating certificates  Assisted veterinarian with medical examinations, testing, and surgeries  Created/printed prescription labels and filled prescriptions  Various janitorial duties including cleaning kennels, feeding and watering animals, bathing animals, dog walking, sweeping/mopping, sterilizing and preparing surgical instruments

Education

1999-Present Arkansas Tech University  B.M.E. instrumental in progress  B.S. in Biology in progress  Course study in pre-veterinary medicine 1994-1999 Cabot High School  High School Diploma  Honors graduate, 3.86 GPA

Russellville, AR

Cabot, AR

Honors and Awards

College  Selected to Dean’s List  Recipient of a music scholarship, Academic Challenge Scholarship, and Arkansas Tech University Presidential Scholarship  Selected to Arkansas Intercollegiate Band  Principal bassoonist 3 years  Contrabassoonist 2 years  Drum major of marching band 6 years  2005 Outstanding Greek Female Leader High School  Recipient of John Philip Sousa Award

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Recipient of Phi Beta Mu Award National Honor Society National Spanish Honor Society Drum major Principal bassoonist 4 years Selected to Arkansas All-Region Band 4 years Selected to Arkansas All-State Band 3 years Division I ratings at Solo/Ensemble Numerous awards in Forensics Voted “Most Talented” by Senior Class of 1999 Selected as 1 of 20 “Outstanding Seniors” by the high school faculty in a class of 400  Presidential Academic Fitness Scholar  Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3 years

Music and Computer Related Classes

MUS 1000 Recital Attendance MUS 1092 Applied Bassoon MUS 1201 Applied Piano MUS 1501 Marching and Symphonic Band MUS 1521 Woodwind Ensembles MUS 1601 Orchestral Repertoire MUS 1621 Music Theater Practicum MUS 1671 Community Choir MUS 1713, 1731 Theory and Ear Training I MUS 1723, 1741 Theory and Ear Training II MUS 2713 Theory III MUS 3000 Recital Attendance MUS 3281 Secondary Instrumental Methods and Materials MUS 3401 Brass Instruments MUS 3421, 3431 Woodwind Instruments MUS 3481 Strings MUS 3501 Marching and Symphonic Band MUS 3702 Applications in Music Technology MUS 3783 Music History II MUS 3802 Principles of Conducting MUS 4972 Marching Band Techniques Advanced Studies in Conducting Workshop Class COMS 2003 Microcomputer Applications And as a hobby, videorecording and producing DVDs

Software Titles Familiar With

Adobe Acrobat, Reader, and PhotoShop ArcSoft DreamWeaver Encore Finale Firefox FireWorks

Internet Explorer iTunes Microsoft ActiveSync Microsoft Office XP, 2003, & 2007 including Word, Excel, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook Nero Netscape Pixela Pyware 3D Java Quicktime Real Player Roxio Scorch Sibelius Sonic Windows Media Extracurricular Activities

Band             

Drum Major 6 years Squad Leader 8 years Basketball Pep Band Leader 6 years Principal Bassoonist (3yrs) and Contrabassoonist (2yrs) Played in the Ross Pendergraft Library dedication band Numerous years in ATU Graduation Band Selected to Arkansas Intercollegiate Band Ensemble conductor Conducted ensemble to welcome troops home in 2003 Conducted ensemble for ATU Alumni “Return to Glory” Campaign Appreciation Dinner Selected as “Bandsman of the Year” Appointed to Advanced Studies in Conducting by Band Director Appointed to uniform selection committee: responsible for choosing design of the new band uniforms

Band Council  Council of bandsmen elected by peers consisting of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors  Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Representative  President CMENC (Collegiate Music Educators National Convention) ASBOA (Arkansas Schools Band and Orchestra Association) Panhellenic Council  Membership Recruitment Chairperson  Recruitment Counselor

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University/Community Relations Chairperson Judicial Chairperson President Greek Week Chairperson Alumni Advisor Interim Greek Advisor 2005 Outstanding Greek Female Leader

Zeta Tau Alpha International Women’s Fraternity  Selected “Class Leader” of New Member Class  Selected as “Most Active Member” Fall 2003  Recipient of “Crown Sister Award” 2 years  Assistant Treasurer  New Member Assistant (Assistant to Vice President)  Fundraising Chairperson  Service Chairperson  Assistant Ritualist  Greek Week Chairperson  Homecoming Chairperson  Vice President II – New Members  Vice President of Alumni Chapter  Current President of Alumni Chapter Order of Omega  National Greek Leadership Honor Society Sigma Alpha Iota International Women’s Music Fraternity References

Marshall Brence, Assistant Principal, Former Band Director, Poteau Public Schools 205 Grand Avenue Poteau, OK 74953 mdbrence@yahoo.com Hal Cooper, Director of Bands, Arkansas Tech University c/o ATU Music Department Witherspoon Hall Russellville, AR 72801 479.968.0287 hcooper@atu.edu

John Ferren, Assistant Band Director, Choir Director, Atkins Public Schools c/o Atkins Middle School 307 North Church Street Atkins, AR 72823 479.641.1011 jferren@centurytel.net Stephanie Hailey, Assistant Director of Residence Life University of Central Arkansas, Former Greek Life Advisor 501.450.5190 haileys@uca.edu Danielle Hodges, Band Director, Arkansas Baptist School System c/o Arkansas Baptist 8400 Ranch Boulevard Little Rock, AR 72223 479.868.5121 ext. 242 dhodges@abhs.org Joanna McManus, DVM 518 East Mississippi Street Beebe, AR 72012 501.882.6321 jmcmanus@prodigy.net Mark Tenney, Band Director, Cabot High School c/o Cabot High School 401 North Lincoln Cabot, AR 72023 501.843.3562 mark.tenney@cps.k12.ar.us Joe Trusty, Head Band Director, Cabot High School c/o Cabot High School 401 North Lincoln Cabot, AR 72023 501.843.3562 joe.trusty@cps.k12.ar.us


				
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