Mitchell A. Kaplan Resume

      Mitchell A. Kaplan
928 Hope Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Home:401-861-9234
Cellular:401-451-7454
Kaplan928@aol.com


Education:
University of Rhode Island Kingston, Rhode Island
2004, Masters in Music Education GPA. 3.8
Composition

Rhode Island College Providence, Rhode Island
1992, Bachelor Liberal Arts GPA. 2.6
Performance

University of North Texas Denton, Texas
1984-1987 GPA. 3.4

Community College of Rhode Island Providence, Rhode Island
1986, Associates in Fine Arts GPA 3.5
Performance

Awards:
Cambridge Who's Who 2007
Cox/Cable Award / State of RI. Film 2005
National Honors 2004
Phi Kappa Lambda 2003
Deans List 1986
Bobby Hackett Scholarship 1985


Teaching
Experience: Bancroft School Worcester, Massachusetts
September, 2007 Private Instructor/Winds
Heidi Schnarr 508-853-2640

Day Jams Medford, Massachusetts
July 2007 Teacher/ Horns Instructor
Laura Brereton 617-308-7218

St. Brendan Riverside, Rhode Island
2006 Present Band Director
Joseph F. Renzulli, Principal 401-433-1290

Robert's Music Warwick, Rhode Island
2005 Present Private Instructor
Robert and Teresa 401-823-5459

Band Mentor Music Education National
11/2005 Conference


Seekonk School System Seekonk, Massachusetts
2004-2006 Substitute Music/Art instructor
Acting Superintendent 508-336-7711

Barrington School System Barrington, Rhode Island
2003-2005 Substitute Music/Art instructor
Acting Superintendent 401-245-5000

Anthony J. Sitkowski Webster, Massachusetts
1999-2001 General Music Teacher/Chorus
Superintendent Tesiugs 508-943-1922

The music School Providence/East Greenwich, RI.
Kathy Czerny, Education Supervisor Branch Manager/ Private Instructor
1989-1999 401-272-9899

Publications:
Articles:
Guillaume De Machaut Classical Forums.com
Fabrizio Ferrari, Virtual Sheet Music 08/2006

Mikhail Glinka Classical Forums.com
Fabrizio Ferrari, Virtual Sheet Music 07/2006

Hector Berlioz Had a Good Head On His Shoulder CF.com
Fabrizio Ferrari, Virtual Sheet Music 05/2006

The Age of Retrogression Classical Forums.com
Fabrizio Ferrari, Virtual Sheet Music 04/2006

Videos:
How to Put a Saxophone Together and Get a Great Sound
Expert Village.com 10/2006
Jason Friedman, Producer

How to Put a Clarinet Together and Produce a Great Sound
Expert Village.com 10/2006
Jason Friedman, Producer

How to Improvise-For Beginners
Expert Village.com 11/2006
Jason Friedman, Producer




Books:
A General Curriculum Guide for the Music Educator K-12
Self Published 11/2005
MitchMusic Inc.

A Rhythm Primer 08/2005
Consortium Publications Co-Author Lloyd Kaplan, Prof.
John Carnivalle

The Key to Improvisation 05/2004
Self Published
MitchMusic Inc.

Jazz for the High School Band 12/2003
Self Published Co-Authors Lloyd Kaplan,Prof.
Paul Bettencourt

Jazz Flute for the Intermediate to Advance
Mel Bay 2007?
Mel Bay

Recordings:
Community College of RI Financial Commercial
Directed by: Norman Grant 2006

State of Rhode Island Against Drugs
Directed by: Norman Grant PGA Award / 2005

The Regatta Against the Tides
Directed by: Norman Grant PGA Award / 2005

Shoshana Finestien Compact Disc
Flute/Piccolo 2001

Public Television Arthur-My Music Rules
Yo Yo Ma and Joshua Redman 1999-Present

Interviewed
For Publications:

Randy Brecker
Herbie Mann
James Moody
James Carter
Dave Valentin

Performed With:

Mark Cipriano and the Good News Blues Band 2005- Present

Jim Bastian Duo 2004

Solo 2000-2003

Blues Wagon Rick Mendes 1998-2000

Professional
Experiences:

Affiliate and Public Relations Representative, MENC National 2003-2005. Act a representative to media and field educational questions or alert media of new current trends that are music oriented.
Affiliate / Lecturer, Conn / Selmer, 2000 to present. Represent the Conn / Selmer Inc. Company while giving lectures and performing for higher education as well as elementary schools and junior high schools around New England.
All-State and Solo and Ensemble adjudicator, 1998 2005.






Updated:  May 1, 2008

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