Resume

Resume of Nora J. Berlinger

Beaver Hill
100 West Avenue, #W309
Jenkinton, PA 19046

Phone: 215-460-3141

Education

M.A.Ed. – Beaver College – 1976 (currently Arcadia University)

B.Mus. Ed. – Westminster Choir College – 1970 (currently Westminster Choir College of the Performing Arts of Rider University)

 

Certifications:    Orff Schulwerk;  Kodaly;  Kindermusik

 

Experience

1999 – 2010 Director of Music– Grace Presbyterian Church, 444 Old York Road, Jenkintown, Pa 19046

  • Ran, organized, and directed seven choirs from Choral choirs to Handbell choirs – 4 years through adult.
  • Performed two Cantatas per year with instrumentalists.
  • Coordinated instrumental and vocal soloists for summer time worship
  • Instituted a full concert program, and developed and raised my own budget for it

1996-1997 Substitute in Jenkintown School District for a teacher on sabbatical

  • K – 6  General and Vocal Music
  • Two concerts and one show

1995-1996 Part-time music teacher Gwynedd Mercy Elementary School

  • Two days per week K-4

1992 – 1995 Owned and operated a Kindermusik School

  • Target audience – children 18 months to 5- years old and their parents.

1977-1981 Middle School Music – Springside School for Girls, 8000 Cherokee Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19118

  • Middle School General Music for grades 5 through 8 –Classroom music and Chorus for each grade level
  • Two concert programs per year for the Middle School
  • Musicals each year
  • Wrote Middle School Curriculum for State evaluation

1970 – 1977 Elementary Music Teacher – Willow Dale Elementary School – Centennial School District, Warminster, Pa

  • General Classroom Music
  • Two Concerts per Year and One Show

1968 – present – Private piano and Voice studio

  • Teach children and adults in my home

1970 – 1973 Organist – Choir Director Church of the Advent, Hatboro, Pa.

1969 – 1970 Organist – Choir Director at First Methodist Church – Green Lane , Roxborough, Pa

1981 – 2006 Office Manager – Berlinger & Small, 1494 Old York Road, Abington, Pa 19001

  • Payroll and bill paying
  • Equipment purchasing and maintenance
  • Working with vendors

Worked with and learned from the following Conductors and Composers

  • Leopold Stokowski         Helen Kemp               Robert Shaw
  • Eugene Ormandy            John Rutter                  James Jordan
  • Leonard Bernstein          Joseph Flummerfelt

State Teacher Certification

  • Pennsylvania
    • New Jersey

References Upon Request

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