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.
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.
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.
M.A.Music Theory and Composition
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Edinboro State College
Pennsylvania Governor's Institute for Arts Educators
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.