Work History

Jennifer Gillan’s Experience

• Director of Music

South Yarra Community Baptist Church
2008 – 2015 (7 years) South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Composing music for worship, directing music in worship both vocally and playing piano when required. Mostly a cappella work.

• Lecturer in VCE Music Analysis and Aural Studies

2008 – Present (5 years) South Yarra, and various
Intensive Courses presented for VCE students and teachers in the Aural and listening analysis requirements for the Victorian Certificate of Education.

• Music Teacher

Victorian College of the Arts, Secondary School
2006 – Present (11 years)
Teach VCE Music, Composition and Styles, Aural skills at all levels. Mentor to Musicianship teachers.

• Lecturer in Secondary Music Pedagogy

Kodaly Music Education Institue of Australia (Victoria)
2007 – 2012 (5 years)
Presenting Lecturers for music teachers to improve their teaching and aural skills at the Secondary School level.

• Director of Choral

Melbourne Girls Grammar
Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Education Management industry
2009 – 2009 (one year)
Conduct small and large vocal ensembles, auditioned and non-auditioned groups. Junior to Senior levels.

• Lecturer in Aural Studies

University of Melbourne
Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry
2009 – 2009 (one year)

• Acting Director of Music

Fintona Girls’ School
Education Management industry
2008 – 2008 (less than one year)

• Lecturer in Musicianship, Theory and Aural Studies

Melba Conservatorium
2006 – 2008 (3 years) Richmond, Victoria, Australia

• Presented at IKS Conference

International Kodaly Society
2007 – 2007 (less than a year)

• Music Teacher

St Michael’s Grammar School
Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Primary/Secondary Education industry
2015- Present (3 years)
Choral co-director SATB Year 10-12 Harrison Choir
2006 – 2007 (2 years)
Replacement Choral work at Secondary level, Junior School Classroom Music teacher. Choral conductor for auditioned and non-auditioned groups, small groups of a dozen to combined choirs of 100.

• Classroom Music Teacher

Scotch College Melbourne
Primary/Secondary Education industry
2005  (1 year)