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Bruce Bernstein

Private Music Lessons

Stuart, FL

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Administrative, Executive, Management, Sales 
Music Lessons 
Music Performance

Work Experience

Fine Jewelry Sales/Clerical

Macy's Jensen Beach
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2012 to Present

Private Music Lessons

Piano, Woodwinds, Brass and snare drum
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Stuart, FL

Music lessons

New York State Music Educator and Administrator

Retired
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September 1970 to July 2011

Music Teacher

Mark Twain Middle School for the Gifted and Talented
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Brooklyn, NY
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2003 to 2011

Vocal Talent Teacher, Piano Keyboard Instructor

Special Education Music Cluster teacher, pre K-3rd grade

Nassau Board of Cooperative Educational Services
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Bellmore, NY
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June 1999 to 2004

Summer School Music

Project Adapt Specialist

CSD 21
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Brooklyn, NY
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September 2000 to June 2003

Music and Math Instruction

Music Teacher

PS 188 Summer School
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Brooklyn, NY
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2001 to 2001

2001) 
Project Adapt: Reading, Math and Music (2000-2003)

Music Teacher

IS 226, CSD #21
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Brooklyn, NY
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1998 to 2000

Beginning band, vocal music, general music.

District Level Administrator, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Fine Arts, Music and Library Media

Hempstead Public Schools
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Hempstead, NY
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1997 to 1998

Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Beginning Band, Percussion Ensemble.

Food service manager

Sunny Atlantic and Catalina Beach Resorts
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Atlantic Beach, NY
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1992 to 1998

Music Teacher/Band Director

Copiague Middle School, Copiague, Long Island
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New York, NY
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1995 to 1997

Wind ensemble, stage band, concert band, marching band, general music classes.

Music Teacher

Transit Tech High School
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Brooklyn, NY
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1993 to 1994

Vocal, general music and math teacher

PS 53k
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Brooklyn, NY
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1993 to 1994

Special Education math, history and music teacher

South Shore High School
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Brooklyn, NY
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1992 to 1993

President and Owner

Gift Shack Inc
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Cedarhurst, NY
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1984 to 1992

Recruitment and management of staff. 
Retail sales management, public relations, purchasing and inventory control.

Vice President and Owner

Golden Packing Company, Inc
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New York, NY
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1979 to 1984

Recruitment and development of forty member staff. 
Responsibilities included staff development, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, sales, inventory, general ledger, accounting and legal liaison.

Instrumental, vocal and general music teacher (tenured)

Jonas E. Salk Junior High School
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Levittown, NY
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1970 to 1978

Middle school band director, stage band, boys chorus.

Education

School District Administrator/Permanent Certification in Supervision and Administration/Music

Long Island University -
Upper Brookville, NY

1994 to 1996

Masters of Arts in Secondary Education, Music, Supervision and Administration

Hofstra University -
Uniondale, NY

1971 to 1973

Bachelor of Music in Education and Performance/Clarinet

Ohio Wesleyan University -
Delaware, OH

Music studies

Eastman School of Music, Rochester University
City University of New York, College of Staten Island
City University of New York, Brooklyn College -
Brooklyn, NY

Music Education

University of Vermont -
Burlington, VT

Skills

Professional performances on Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute and Piano

Certifications

NYS Permanent Certification School District Administration

New York State Permanent Certification Music Education K-12

New York State Gifted Education Extension Certificate

Additional Information

Bruce M. Bernstein 
7426 SE Laque Circle 
Stuart, Florida 34997 
[…] […] 
 
POSITION DESIRED: 
 
Project Manager/Music/Performing Arts/Sales/Management 
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 
 
Retired New York City/ New York State Music Teacher 
 
Mark Twain Middle School for the Gifted and Talented, CSD #21 
2401 Neptune Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11224, Tenured 
Music Teacher […] 
PS 188 Summer School (2001) 
Project Adapt: Reading, Math and Music, Grades 3-6 […] 
 
IS 226, CSD #21, Music Teacher […] 
 
Hempstead Public Schools, Hempstead, Long Island, New York 
District Level Administrator, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Fine Arts, Music and Library Media […] 
 
Copiague Middle School, Copiague, Long Island, New York 
Instrumental music, vocal music and general music grades 6-8 […] 
 
PS 53K, Brooklyn, New York  
Special Education instrumental music, vocal music and general music teacher grades K-6 […] 
 
Transit Tech High School, Brooklyn, New York 
Instrumental, vocal, general music and math teacher […] 
 
South Shore High School, Brooklyn, New York  
Special Education math, history and music teacher […] 
 
Jonas E. Salk Junior High School, Levittown, New York 
Instrumental, vocal and general music teacher (tenured) […] 
 
Nassau Board of Cooperative Educational Services 
Special Education Music Cluster teacher, pre K-3rd grade (summers, […] 
 
Merrick Woods Country Day School 
Music instruction, nursery school level through grade 8 (summers, 2005-present) 
 
TEACHING and ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES: 
 
Designed and implemented curriculum following the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, New York State Learning Standards, balanced literacy, cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, differentiated instruction, and interdisciplinary methodology. 
 
Implemented “Smart Board” and other computer technologies in the classroom 
 
Project Adapt Specialist in reading, language arts, math and music 
 
Administrative assistant for budget, purchasing and inventory 
 
Presented staff development projects for school level and district level 
 
Transition from Junior High School to Middle School, committee member 
 
Administrative assistant for coordinating testing 
 
Prepared and coordinated music assemblies, concerts, talent shows and district art and music festivals 
 
Administrative assistant for programming 
 
Peer mediation and crisis intervention program member 
 
Supervised schools, districts and counties for NYSSMA, NMEA and SCMEA music festivals 
 
Developed lease purchase programs for new band, orchestra and keyboard instrument for district schools 
 
Directed concert band, wind ensemble, jazz band, marching band, glee club, mixed and boys’ chorus, piano keyboard classes, instrumental group lessons, general music classes/k-12, and percussion ensembles. 
 
Prepared students for NYSSMA, SCMEA, NMEA, and USDAN. 
 
Assigned duties of the chairman of music during his extended medical leave 
 
Collaborated with students, parents, staff and administrators for the advancement of public school music education 
 
ACCOMPLISHMENTS and PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES 
 
Festival Chairperson: NYSSMA major organizations 
Music Festival Volunteer: NMEA and SCMEA 
Clarinetist with the American Concert Band Society, Dr. Kirby Jolly, Director 
Clarinetist with the Atlantic Wind Symphony, John Ramsey, Director 
Solo Clarinetist, American Youth Performs, Carnegie Hall 
Clarinetist with American Concert Band at Lincoln Center 
Ohio Wesleyan University: Solo clarinetist and saxophonist with orchestra, wind ensemble, jazz band, marching band, small ensembles and two major solo recitals. 
President: Kappa Kappa Psi, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Ohio Wesleyan University Orchestra 
Memberships: MENC, NYSSMA, SCMEA, MEANYC, APC, NYSUT, UFT, ASCD. 
President-elect and Vice President of Temple Emanu-El of Long Beach 
 
ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE: 
 
Golden Packing Company, Inc, New York City, New York 
Vice President and owner […] 
Recruitment and development of forty member staff.  
Responsibilities included staff development, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, sales, inventory, general ledger, accounting and legal liaison. 
 
Gift Shack Inc., Cedarhurst, New York, President and owner […] 
Recruitment and management of staff. 
Retail sales management, food service, public relations, purchasing and inventory. 
 
EDUCATION: 
 
Long Island University/C. W. Post Campus, Brookville, New York 
Music Supervision and Administration 
Administrative Internship and Administrative Core 
 
Hofstra University, Uniondale, New York  
Masters of Arts in Secondary Education 
Additional credits in Supervision and Administration 
 
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio 
Bachelor of Music Education and Performance/Clarinet 
 
ADDITIONAL GRADUATE STUDIES: 
 
Eastman School of Music, Rochester University 
Classroom music studies 
 
City University of New York, College of Staten Island 
Cooperative Learning for the Exceptional Student 
 
City University of New York, Brooklyn College 
Integrating the Exceptional Child 
 
University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 
Practicing Music Education, International Symposium 
 
CERTIFICATIONS: 
 
School District Administrator Permanent 9/1/95 
New York State Music (K-12) Permanent 9/1/72 
New York City Music Licenses Permanent 9/7/93 
New York City Administrative Licenses Permanent 6/6/98 
New York State Gifted Education Extension,  
Statement of Continued Eligibility September 1, 2007 
 
REFERENCES: 
 
Mr. Ronald Seif, Assistant Principal/Performing Arts  
Mark Twain Middle School for the Gifted and Talented […]