Theresa Strange gives private studio lessons for students ages 10 to adult in orchestral strings (violin, viola, cello, and double bass), guitar (acoustic, classical, bass, and blues), arrangement and composition, music theory, performance, and audition preparation. She has broad teaching credentials in multiple disciplines with emphasis in private studio, public education, and post secondary institutions.
As a performing artist Ms. Strange plays in small, medium and large ensembles. Her performance background includes international experience in major venues as well as multiple composition performances within the United States.
Theresa’s performed compositions include works in the classical idiom and the electro-acoustic medium. Theresa has extensive experience with MIDI implementation of modern rack gear and the use of effects, amplification and programming.
To contact Ms. Strange about lessons, please call her at 214.535.7190 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
Teaching Experience Ms. Strange has been a private music instructor since 1997. Currently she is an adjunct professor in applied music (cello performance) at Brazosport College in Lake Jackson, and Director of Orchestras, Brazosport High School and Freeport Intermediate School. Her teaching experience includes Orchestra Director, Reagan and Truman Middle Schools, Grand Prairie ISD , August 2008 to June 2009; Director of the secondary orchestra program, Lancaster ISD , August 2005 to July 2008; and Director of instrumental music programs at Reinhardt, Charles Gill, and Bayles Elementaries, and Sarah Zumwalt Middle School, Dallas ISD , October 1997 to July 2005. She has taught music technology-related courses and music theory as an adjunct professor at Collin College, Spring Creek Campus. Languages Theresa speaks English and Japanese with native or bilingual proficiency and Spanish and French with a limited working proficiency.
Affiliations Ms. Strange holds memberships in the Texas Orchestra Directors Association; the American String Teachers Association; the Conductor's Guild; the Texas Music Educators Association; the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; Mu Phi Epsilon; Gamma Beta Phi; Phi Theta Kappa; and the College Music Society.