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Utah Teaching License with a Secondary (6-12) Music Endorsement


Robert Reimer

Pine View Middle School / High School

435.467.1153 |

Andrew Briggs

Southern Utah University

602.510.3257 |

Jackie Jackson

In Jubilo / Southern Utah University

435.590.3657 |

Rebekah Hughes

Gateway Preparatory Academy / OSU

435.590.6829 |

Melissa Jennings

Music Teacher


Senior Choral Music Education major at Southern Utah University. Proficient in singing, piano, conducting, music theory, classroom management, lesson planning and more.


Southern Utah University | Cedar City, UT | April 2023

Bachelor of Music Education

Normal Community High School | Normal, IL | May 2019



Pine View Middle School | St. George, UT | Spring 2023

Pine View High School | St. George, UT | Spring 2023

Observed and taught rehearsals for choirs ranged across Grade 8 to Grade 12, as well as one handbell ensemble. Aided in planning performances, conducting at concerts, and chaperoning on trips. Planned and executed full and partial rehearsals that aligned with the ensemble’s goals and followed the district/state curriculums and standards. Made meaningful connections with students, parents, and faculty across all levels.


In Jubilo Women’s Chorale | Cedar City, UT | Fall 2022

Served as Intern Director. Rehearsed weekly and lead multiple songs at their fall and winter concerts.

Gateway Preparatory Academy | Enoch, UT | 2021-2022

Worked part-time as a long-term substitute for middle school choir with students in Grades 6-8. Planned and executed full rehearsals. Acted as accompanist upon return of full-time teacher. Conducted and played piano in performances and chaperoned on trips.

Iron County School District | Cedar City, UT | 2020-2022

Volunteered to run sectionals and observed rehearsals in choir, band, and orchestra at the elementary and secondary levels.

Clubs & Organizations

SUU Choirs
   – OPUS President Fall 2022
SUU Opera & Musical Theatre Class
National Association for Music Educators
   – SUU Chapter’s President 2021-22
American Choral Directors’ Association
   – SUU Chapter’s Secretary 2020-21
In Jubilo Women’s Chorale                                   – Intern Director and choir member    Southern Utah Chorale                                         – Soloist in Handel’s Messiah                  SUU Polynesian Club



Years of Private Study

  • Piano: 14 years
  • Voice: 6 years
  • Conducting: 5 years

Other Skills

Lesson planning, running rehearsals, effective time management, classroom management, communicating with students, parents, and faculty

Other Work Experience

Jackson Dry Cleaners (Apr 2021 – Dec 2022)

  • Worked counter & helped customers
  • Handled money & heavy machinery
  • Pressed shirts, jeans, sheets, etc.

Panda Express (Apr – Dec 2018)

  • Worked counter & helped customers
  • Handled money
  • Served food