Senior Resume

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Cole Schneider – Senior Resume

Kennett High School 

Anticipated Graduation June 2020

 

Spring 2016

  • Began saxophone lessons with Dr. Therese Davison
  • Joined Mount Washington Valley Community Band (T. Sax)

 

9th Grade (2016-2017)

  • Shriners All Star Marching Band (T. Sax)
  • Continued saxophone lessons with Dr. Davison
  • Attended UMass Amherst Marching Band Day
  • Began Rubank Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Vol. I books in lessons
  • Began Rubank Selected Studies for Saxophone in lessons
  • Played role of Huey Larson in KHS Drama Club musical Back to the 80’s
  • MWV Community Band (T. Sax)
  • School ensembles: Concert Band (A/T Sax), Chorus (Baritone voice)
  • Advanced credit for Band – music theory lessons and workbook, extra performances
  • Treasurer of Kennett HS Gay Straight Trans Alliance (GSTA)
  • Auditioned and accepted into Kennett HS Concert Choir, decided not to participate

 

10th Grade (2017-2018)

School Ensembles, Festivals, Honor Ensembles :

  • Kennett HS: Concert band (section leader, T. Sax), Stage Band (1st Tenor, section leader), KHS Upperclassmen Drumline (snare and quads)
  • Advanced credit for Band, Stage Band, and Drumline – music theory lessons and workbook, extra performances
  • Lakes Region Music Festival Band (1st chair, T. Sax)
  • Shriners All Star Marching Band (T. Sax)
  • All New England Jazz Festival (big band, 2nd T. Sax)
  • Auditioned for NH Classical and Jazz All State Festivals (T. Sax)
  • Attended UMass Amherst Marching Band Day
  • MWV Community Band (T. Sax & Student conductor)
  • Brass clinic (Trombone) with The New England Brass Ensemble

Instruction:

  • Rubank Advanced Vol. I & II for Saxophone, Selected Studies for Saxophone, Universal-Prescott Method, Jamey Aebersold How to Play Jazz Vol. I & 47
  • Continued saxophone lessons with Dr. Davison

Work, Training, Other:

  • Began work at MWV Children’s Museum (front desk, janitorial, helped design play spaces for young guests) (employed January 2018 – June 2018)
  • Attended Camp CenterStage (summer 2018) in the Counselor-in-Training program, mentored by Anna Visciano and Alexis Dascoulias
  • Awarded Silver Key in NH Scholastic Writing Awards, for personal essay Fruit Punch
  • Planned, executed, and led Kennett HS Chapter of the National School Walkout for Gun Control on March 14th, 2018
  • Founding member of Kennett HS political action group, Eagles for Action
  • Treasurer of Kennett HS GSTA
  • Began work (summer 2018) at Centerplate at Cranmore (Foodservice at Cranmore Mountain), working in Zip’s Restaurant (hosting, bussing, serving)

 

11th Grade (2018-2019)

School Ensembles, Festivals, Honor Ensembles:

  • Kennett HS Concert Band: section leader, T. Sax
  • Kennett HS Stage Band: 2nd Trombone & 1st T. Sax
  • Advanced credit for Band and Stage Band – music theory lessons and workbook, extra performances
  • NH All State Band, 4th Tenor Saxophone
  • NH All State Chamber Festival, Woodwind Choir, 2nd T. Sax
  • Lakes Region Music Festival Jazz Band (Bass Trombone)
  • Shriners All Star Marching Band (Trombone/Asst. Drum Major)
  • All New England Band Festival, Symphonic Band, (1st Chair T. Sax)
  • UNH Clark Terry Jazz Festival Competition (Kennett Stage Band)
  • Auditioned for NH Jazz All State Festival (T. Sax)
  • Stage manager for KHS Drumline Show
  • Attended UMass Amherst Marching Band Day
  • MWV Community Band (T. Sax & Student conductor)
  • Auditioned for NAfME All National Honor Ensembles
  • Auditioned for Berklee Aspire: Five Week Summer Performance Intensive
    • Auditioned for Jazz Workshop program/scholarship, and awarded $1000 scholarship, did not attend program
  • Inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society

Education: 

  • Selected Studies, Universal-Prescott, H. Klose for Saxophone, Joseph Viola Technique for the Saxophone Vol. I & II. 
  • Continued saxophone lessons with Dr. Davison
    • Began study of jazz composition, music theory, and intro ear training
  • Independent study of AP Music Theory throughout school year

Other:

  • Selected to be Drum Major of Kennett Band for 19-20 school year
  • Auditioned and accepted into USM Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, under direction of Dr. Jackie Townsend (T. Sax)
  • President of Kennett HS GSTA
  • Employed at Centerplate at Cranmore Mountain (part time throughout school year, full time in the summer)
  • Worked at The Ghoullog at Cranmore (a nationally recognized haunted house attraction)
    • Worked with co-creators Jim Chichwak and Lance Davis, mentored in set design, creation, and artistry, acting skills, and leadership
    • Worked as an assistant makeup artist and haunt actor, with the mission statement “to create a truly terrifying experience for guests while staying in character and instilling fear”.
  • Attended Camp CenterStage (2 sessions, summer 2019) as a Counselor-in-Training (first session), and a Leader-in-Training (second session) mentored by Anna Visciano, Alexis Dascoulias, and Andrew Allen
  • Attended George N. Parks Drum Major Academy at UMass Amherst (mentored by director Evan Doyle)
  • Made 100 Points Club for 100 Awards Points in the Kennett music department

 

12th Grade (2019-2020)

School Ensembles, Festivals, Honor Ensembles:

  • Kennett HS Concert Band: Drum Major, section leader, T. Sax
  • Kennett HS Stage Band: President, 1st Tenor, section leader
  • Kennett HS upperclassmen Drumline: Drum Major, snare, quads
  • Advanced credit for Band, Stage Band, and Drumline – music theory lessons and workbook
  • All New England Band Festival, Concert Band (1st Chair, T. Sax)
  • USM Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, 1st Chair T. Sax
  • NH All State Band, T. Sax
  • NH Jazz All State Audition
    • Tenor Sax: ranked 6th in the stage
    • Baritone Sax: ranked 5th in the state
  • Lakes Region Music Festival Jazz Band (1st T. Sax)
  • NHMEA Solo and Ensemble Festival 
  • NEMFA Solo & Ensemble Festival, T. Sax, played Eugene Bozzá Improvisation et Caprice (concert festival audition) 
  • Member of Tri-M Music Honor Society

Education: 

  • Books played: H. Klosé 25 Daily Exercises for Saxophone, Eugene Bozzá 12 Etudes et Caprices, Joseph Viola Technique for Saxophone (Vol. I & II), Sigurd H. Rascher 158 Exercises for Saxophone, Universal-Prescott Method for Saxophone, Selected Studies for Saxophone (Rubank/Voxman)

Other:

  • President of Kennett HS GSTA
  • Employed part time at Centerplate at Cranmore Mountain, foodservice
  • Worked as haunt actor and makeup artist at The Ghoullog at Cranmore (Fall 2019)
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