Melissa Salguero

CAREER OBJECTIVE: 
I became an educator in order to inspire generations of students & teachers to work hard, dream big, and never give up on their goals in life. My mission is to provide my students with a diverse music education that fosters musicianship, leadership skills, and a sense of community that unites them together. My vision is to improve the teaching profession by connecting with, and supporting educators worldwide.

Music Teacher


December 2010 - Present

Public School 48 Joseph R. Drake, Bronx, NY 

  • Taught general music grade 1st – 5th /chorus/band/theater 

  • Raised over $250,000 for the music program through grants and donations 

  • Lowered cost by repairing instruments 

  • Enhanced public relations by performing for community events 

  • Enriched school morale by organizing concerts, graduation, ceremonies, and pep rallies 

  • Collaborated with classroom teachers to organize/rehearse theater productions 

  • Documented school history by photographing events and filming 

  • Improved school communications by maintaining social media accounts 

Music Director

November 2018 - Present

The Public Theater: Hunts Point Shakespeare Children's Ensemble, Bronx, NY 

  • Directed and Rehearsed choral ensemble rehearsals 

  • Redesigned curriculum 

  • Partnered with community organizations 

Master of Arts in Music Education

 August, 2015

University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport CT 
Thesis Title: “The Music and Dance of Cuba”
Thesis Advisor: Frank Martignetti

Bachelor of Science
in Music Education

 University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

May, 2009

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