Departmental and regional team leader with presentation experience in music computer applications, guitar in the classroom, jazz education, multi-subject academic integration, and assessment development.
25 years as high school director of musicals, stage plays, and variety shows. Freelance performer on bass (electric & upright), guitar, and trumpet for high school, regional theater, and professional productions.
Submitted thesis proposal in 1991 to develop a sequential approach to organizing and managing a music computer laboratory. Since then, Mr. Auvil has stayed current with developments in music technology and multimedia academic integration.
A workshop/literature scan for public school jazz educators at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District Three Jazz Band Festival. The festival was held on February 5 through 7, 2004. It was hosted at Indiana Are High School (PA).
This was a week long residential program for H.S. students, which also included a faculty element. Mr. Auvil was the successful associate grant author for this program which focused on multimedia creativity, technology, and their combined performance.
Implementing A Music Technology Laboratory, 10/22/1990
ARIN I.U. 28 Regional Teacher's Conference:
This was a presentation concerning the details of purchasing equipment, software, and the physical set-up and management of a school music technology computer lab. Participant comments were very good!
Technology and Creativity: An Overview of Student Activities, 02/06/1990
This presentation included live performances by students using a combination of technology and musical instruments. Included were original student compositions and the world premier of "Mystic Drums" for clarinet and computer composed by Mr. Auvil.