Curriculum Vitae

Amy Lashley

753 Cherokee Ave SE

Atlanta, Georgia 30315

678-989-8981

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis on guitar performance

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Georgia

December 2013

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia

December 2002

 


 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Guitar Ensemble Instructor

Atlanta Guitar Guild (at Mays High School)
Atlanta, Georgia
January 2014 -­ Present

  • Assist orchestra director in daily operation of curriculum-based ensemble program for high school students
  • Conduct beginning and intermediate ensembles
  • Focus on assisting students with proper playing technique and musicality
  • Organize two concerts per school year with both beginning and intermediate ensemble
  • Obtain the needed guitars and footstools for this class, through AGG donations

 

Owner and Instructor
In Tune Studio
Atlanta, Georgia
January 2010 – Present

  • Teach private and small group lessons to students of all ages; guitar and beginning trumpet
  • Develop curriculum specific to individual students’ needs
  • Organize and manage summer music camps, including human resources and curriculum
  • Manage general studio administration, including registration, billing, and payroll
  • Maintain and promote the studio via online marketing and community outreach

 

Middle School Band Director
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School
Atlanta, Georgia
August 2012 – May 2013

  • Created an after school music program consisting of small chamber groups
  • Extended after school program to include beginning and intermediate band classes
  • Assisted in the creation of a Band Boosters program
  • Applied for and received a grant through the PTSA which allowed the band to buy new instruments

 

Guitar Instructor
Self Employed
Atlanta, Georgia
April 2007 – May 2010

  • Developed and taught curriculum for private lesson instruction on guitar
  • Developed and executed songwriting workshop curriculum and summer camps

 


 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Atlanta Guitar Orchestra Member- Atlanta, Georgia January 2013 – Present

Wedding and Special Events Performer– Atlanta, Georgia June 2008 – Present

Performing Singer-Songwriter- Atlanta, Georgia January 2005 – Present

 


 

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

 

Board Member (Secretary)
Atlanta Guitar Guild
January 2013 – Present

 

Music Director, Education & Outreach Committee Chairman
Atlanta Guitar Orchestra
January 2013 – Present

 

Guitar Instructor and Band Coach
Girls Rock Camp ATL
July 2008 – Present

 


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

Guitarcurriculum.com Teacher Training,  Atlanta GA July 2014

Guitar Foundation of America Summer Conference, Charleston SC, July 2012

Girls Rock Camp Alliance Summer Workshop, Washington DC March 2012

Swannanoa Gathering Contemporary Folk Week, Asheville, NC July 2006

Berklee College of Music Songwriting Workshop, Boston, MA July 2005

 


 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Certifications: Guitarcurriculum.com Levels 1-3

Management Skills: Ability to offer clear and concise communication, delegation and follow-through skills, emphasis on punctuality.

Computer Skills: Advanced in word processing applications and web development technologies. Intermediate skills in Finale software and Garageband.

 

 

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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