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Jay "Rusty" Crutcher

Santa Fe, NM 87508 (map)


Lessons Offered

Clarinet, Flute, Music Theory, Saxophone

Where are Lessons Offered

In Teacher Studio

In Student Home

Online via Webcam


About Me

Rusty’s ten CD’s and soundtracks has been heard globally since 1988.  His latest recording, “Romances Latinos” (2015), pays homage to the greatest Latin American Love Songs. He holds a Masters Degree in Music Theory/Composition at Texas State University and a postgraduate Pedagogy of Music Theory certificate from the University of Kentucky.

My Musical Education Background

Education

 

University of Kentucky, Lexington         A.B.D. (Music Theory); Music Theory Pedagogy Certificate

Texas State University, San Marcos        M.M. (Composition)

Southern Methodist University              B.A. (Broadcast-Film)

 

Private Saxophone Lessons with:

      Eddie Daniels

      Buddy Collette

      Hall Tennyson

       Bill Green

           

     

     

Teaching Experience

Eldorado Community School

Fall      2016    Private clarinet and saxophone lessons

Spring  2017    Private clarinet and saxophone lessons

 

University of Kentucky

 

Spring  2014    Orchestration and Arranging

                        Theory III       

Fall        2013   Aural I

                        Aural II

Summer 2012   Form and Analysis TA (Online-Adobe Connect)

Spring  2012   Aural IV

             2012   Music Fundamentals for non-music majors

Fall        2011    Aural I

                        Music Fundamentals for non-music majors

Summer 2012   Form and Analysis TA (Online  -Adobe Connect)

Spring    2011   Aural II

                        Aural IV

Fall        2010   Aural I

                        Aural III

Spring   2010    Form and Analysis

Fall       2009    Music Theory Tutoring for all Sections

Texas State University

Fall      2005     Music Fundamentals for non-music majors

                        Survey of Western Fine Art (140 students)

Spring 2005     Music Theory I

            Aural I

            Survey of Western Fine Art (130 students)

Fall      2004     Theory II

            Aural II

Spring  2004    Theory I

            Aural I

Fall 2003         Theory I

            Essential Musicianship

Spring  2002    Jazz Ensemble

                        Saxophone Lessons

College of Santa Fe, NM

Fall 1995         Music Business

 

Genres and Subjects Taught

Styles:  Jazz, Classical, Soul Jazz, R & B, Sound Tracks.

Also teach music theory, aural skills, orchestration, and form and analysis 

Lesson Rates

$65/hr to drive and teach at your house for an hour lesson.

$45/hr to teach at my studio or online.

$30/ 1/2 hour at my studio.

4 lessons are paid in advance at the beginning of each month.

Ages / Skill Levels Taught

Saxophone: beginner to advanced

Clarinet: beginner to intermediate

Flute: beginner to advanced beginner

Music Theory/Aural Skills: beginner to Collegiate level

 

My Certifications and Awards

Honors and Awards

Academic Awards

 

 

2012     Induction to Omicron Delta Kappa

2011     Induction to Phi Kappa Phi

2009     Farmer School of Music Scholarship Award

2006    Outstanding Graduate Student from the College of Fine Arts and Communications,

Texas State University, recognized at Graduation Ceremony May 2006

2006    Fine Arts & Communication Graduate Scholarship (COFAC), Texas State University

2005    Nelson Fellowship, Texas State University

2004    Outstanding Music Theory Teaching Assistant, Texas State University School of Music

2004    Frances R. Schneider Music Fellowship, Texas State University

2004    Member of  Phi Kappa Lambda

2003    Frances R. Schneider Music Fellowship, Texas State University

 

Music Industry Awards

2011    Premiere of Beneath the Rainbow Bridge at the International Santa Barbara Film Festival

2011    Telly Award Outstanding Film Soundtrack for Beneath the Rainbow Bridge

2005    Telly Award Outstanding Film Soundtrack for Tragedy at Sea NOAA film documentary

2004    Telly Award Outstanding Film Soundtrack for Beyond the Reflections NOAA film documentary

2003    Telly Award Outstanding Film Soundtrack for Glacier Bay NOAA film documentary

1992    U.S. Small Business Administration, New Mexico Small Business Exporter for the Year

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My Musical Influences

Michael Brecker, Cannonball Adderley, Debussy, Miles Davis, Leonard Bernstein, Bach, Beethoven, Arvo Part


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