Kristen Fallon: Owner and teacher at Music lessons by Kristen Music Studios

Objective: To pursue a career in Music in San Diego that focuses on Music Instruction.

Education: Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Princeton, NJ

Bachelor of Arts in Music May 2010                                                  GPA 3.85

Summa Cum-Laude

Senior Recital, November 2009: “Come What May”, a performance showcasing Classical music, Folk songs, and Music Theater

Boston University, Boston, MA

Master of Music in Music Education March 2013                                GPA: 3.74

Capstone Curriculum Project, January 2013: Private Vocal Lessons: A Curriculum

Teach-Now, DC

Certification in Elementary Education and Music Education February 2019          GPA:3.5

Clinical: November-February 2018-2019 at San Diego Cooperative Charter School, Linda Vista


Relevant Coursework:


Education Classes: Instrument Praxis- Winds/Percussion & Strings, Guitar and Recorder in Classroom, Critical Pedagogy I & II, Introduction to Psychology, Educational Psychology, Adolescent Psychology

Theory: Introduction to Musicianship, Musicianship I, II, & III, Analytical Studies: Sonata Form

Diction: English and Italian Diction, French and German Diction


Theory: Analytical Theory I & II

Education Classes: Music Education Research, Music Education Sociology and Psychology, Music Education History and Philosophy, Curriculum Project

Music Technology: Music Technology A+B, TI:ME Certification Level 1

Teaching Experience:

Voice and Piano Instructor Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ

Taught 4 students ages 11 through 20 for 15 hours for an assignment (2006)

High School Glee Club Coach, San Diego, CA

Vocal coaching an after school High School Glee Club (2010-2011)

Contract Voice Teacher for Take Lessons, San Diego CA

Taught students age 8-60 (2010-2016)

Private Voice and Piano Instructor, San Diego, CA

Currently teaching students age 6-60 out of my studio Music Lessons by Kristen (2010-2019)

Youth Choir Conductor, San Diego, CA

Conducted youth choir at St. Therese of Carmel Catholic Church (2015-2017)

Conducted youth choirs through San Diego Children’s Choir Neighborhood Choir Program (2017-2018)

Memberships: San Diego Master Chorale (2010-2017), St. Therese of Carmel Church Choir (2010-2017), Technology for Music Education- TI:ME Certification Level 1 (2013), Music Teachers Association of California- San Diego Branch (2013-2017)