Ruth Kasckow Teaching CV

Teaching Experience:
2012-present          Flute Teacher, Yung Mee Rhee Music Academy, La Crescenta, CA
2017-present          Asst Woodwind Instructor, Flute Instructor and Music Coordinator, La Canada Elementary Schools, La Canada, CA
2012-2015                Asst Woodwind Instructor and Flute Instructor, La Canada Elementary Schools, La Canada, CA
2011-present          Faculty, Pasadena Suzuki Music Program, Pasadena, CA
2010-present          Body Mapping Educator and Clinician
1979-present          Flute Instructor,  Home flute studio, presently La Canada, CA
2008                           Music Consultant, La Canada High School, La Canada, CA
1981-2002                Flute Teacher, Old Town Music Co., Pasadena, CA
1983-1994                Flute Teacher, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, Pasadena, CA
1996-1998                Music Together Teacher, Pasadena, CA
1978-1979                K-6 General Music Teacher, Pinewood School, Valencia, CA
1975-1977                K-6 General Music Teacher, Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore, MD

1971-1975               Goucher College, Towson, MD  BA in Music, Education minor
1977-1979               California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA  MFA Flute Performance

1990                          Suzuki Flute Teacher Training through Book 3 completed
1994                          Music Together Teacher Training completed
2010                          Licensed Andover Educator to teach Body Mapping completed

Performance Experience:
2015 and 2017      Alto flute and piccolo, Jazz Flute Big Band at National Flute Association Conventions in Washington, DC and Minneapolis, MN
2007-present         Principal flute, La Canada Presbyterian Church Orchestra
1979-present         Other orchestras: include Orquesta mexicana de la juventud, Mexico City, MX, Santa Monica Symphony, Burbank Symphony, Opera a la Carte
                                    Chamber music groups: woodwind quintets, Bolling Jazz flute and piano trio, flute choirs, and other combinations
                                    Solo Recitals including works by Ian Clarke, Doppler, Prokofieff, J.S. Bach, Taktakishvili, Muzcinski, Henze, Mozart, Liebermann, and many others

Workshops in Music Wellness and Body Mapping:
2008-present          National Flute Association, Performing Arts Medicine Association, Beyond the Master Class at Colburn School, San Diego Flute Guild,
                                    Cal State Northridge, and more

Professional Organizations:
                                     National Flute Association, Performing Arts Medicine Association, Musicians' Union Local 47, Music Teachers Association of Californina Pasadena,
                                     Music Teachers National Association and CAPMT

Student Participation Opportunities:
                                      MTAC Certificate of Merit and other programs, SYMF Summer Competition, school band and orchestra programs, student recitals