Linea T. Rondael Objective
To seek a position that offers experience in sacred music, music education, and related fields to hone my skills and knowledge in a collaborative setting.
June 2011 – Present Immaculate Conception R.C. Church Norwood, NJ Director of Music Ministry Planning music liturgies, practicing and preparing music vocally and pianistically, and on the organ; organizing rehearsal schedules and calendars for the parish and the elementary school, including Sunday Masses, prayer services, weddings, funerals, and holydays Conducting meetings with staff, parishioners, parents, couples to be married, family members of the deceased Arranging maintenance of instruments August 2008 – June 2011St. Aloysius R.C. Church Jersey City, NJ Director of Sacred Music Salary $30,000 per year. Planning music liturgies, practicing and preparing music vocally and pianistically, and on the organ; organizing rehearsal schedules and calendars for the parish and the elementary school, including Sunday Masses, prayer services, weddings, funerals, and holydays Coordinating the interaction between the St. Aloysius Cardinal Singers, Youth Choir, Young Adult Choir, and Spanish Folk group for special/multilingual liturgies Conducting meetings with staff, parishioners, parents, couples to be married, family members of the deceased Coordinating the Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults calendar, curricula, catechists, and lesson plans with pastoral advisor Arranging maintenance of instruments September 2008 – present Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ Accompanist Providing pianistic accompaniment for the University Orchestra in rehearsal and concert Providing assistance in full rehearsal settings Providing assistance in sectional rehearsal settings Summer 2008 – present Summit High School Summit, NJ Accompanist Providing pianistic accompaniment for two ensembles for children ages 7 - 12 in rehearsal and concert Providing assistance in group piano class settings for children ages 7-12 Providing assistance in drama and theatre classes for children ages 7-12 March 2006 – Aug 2008 Saint Teresa of Avila R.C. Church Music Minister Cantor for weekend, special, and Spanish Masses Chorister for Sunday Masses Pianist for Spanish Masses, children’s Masses, and children’s choir rehearsals.
2005 – 2008 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ Assistant Choral Conductor Conducting Chamber Ensemble rehearsals in the absence of the Choral Director Conducting Touring Choir rehearsals in the absence of the Choral Director Conducting soprano/alto sectional rehearsals for Touring Choir
Summer 2007 and 2008 Thornton Piano and Voice Studios Las Vegas, NV Masterclass Teacher/Coach Critiquing of technique and artistry for piano students in Beginner to Advanced levels ages 7-12 Creating/recreating documents necessary to the studio, i.e., contracts, enrollment forms Running documents between studios July 2007 Assisi Música Festival Coordinator Assistant Concert Soprano Accompanist (piano) Stage Manager/Courier
August 2006 Northern Arizona University Assistant PianoTeam® Coach Directing rehearsals with five students on five grand pianos simultaneously Assistant to competition coordinator Organizing practice session schedule during competition
2005 – 2008 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ Ensemble Manager Assisting choral conductor with choir related activities, i.e. high school choral workshops Managing attendance records and member dues Organizing uniform and robe distribution for performance 2005 – 2008 Seton Hall University Music Department Work Study Scheduling classes, private lessons, and student practice times Assessing the pianos to ensure their good working condition Acting as liaison to the Art counterpart of the Art and Music Department Education
2011 – present Montclair State University M.A.T., Music Education, K-8 2004 – 2008 Seton Hall University B.A., Applied Music in Piano and Voice. May 2008 Graduated with Honors Magna Cum Laude
South Orange, NJ
Montclair, NJ South Orange, NJ