Dylan Roberts

  • Junior High/Middle School Band Director
  • McAllen, Texas 78501
  • Jan 29, 2018
Full time Education

Personal Summary

Performance-focused, highly passionate, and success-driven music teacher with extensive experience in overall operation of both junior high and high school band program; complemented with seven years of teaching background. Equipped with outstanding work ethic and unsurpassed dedication to educate students. Creative and proactive brass teacher, specializing in French horn, with a solid expertise in percussion pedagogy. Effective at cultivating relationships with students and individuals of diverse backgrounds; bilingual in English and Spanish. Armed with strong familiarity with Texas University Interscholastic League (UIL) policies.

Work Experience

Elementary Music Teacher | Assistant Band Director
Hidalgo Independent School District
  • Demonstrate expertise in educating PK-5th grade classes on music concepts, as well as marching band in the first two years of tenure, while accomplishing all planning and paperwork

  • Assume full accountability in coaching and directing an after school choir program with approximately 100 students

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Obtained the Teacher of the Year Award for Hidalgo Elementary, as well as the Hall of Fame Induction Award for Salinas Elementary in 2016–2017

  • Received the 2017 Texas Music Educator Association (TMEA) elementary music instructional support grant

  • Earned nomination for the 2017 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award

  • Successfully formed and maintained 100-member elementary music choir

Assistant Band Director
Raul A. Besteiro, Jr. Middle School
  • Held responsibility in instructing 6th through 8th grade students on brass and percussion, leading the concert band, and supporting with the symphonic band

  • Oversaw a wide array of functions including clerical duties, computer work, instrument repair, activities facilitation, and budgeting

  • Coordinated with the head director for the implementation and monitoring of academic eligibility requirements, as well as validation of each student’s eligibility to participate in the band program

  • Exemplified competency in running sectionals and providing private lessons to students

  • Ensured alignment of curricular lessons throughout the band program in partnership with the head director

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Rendered assistance with the symphonic band in the achievement of multiple UIL sweepstakes awards

  • Made notable contribution in enabling students to achieve first chair in region auditions, with many other students placing in the region process

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Education
University of Texas at Brownville
Coursework in Counseling and Guidance
University of Texas at Brownville
Coursework in Music Education
University of Texas at Brownville