Education:

2018                       Colorado State University (CSU), Fort Collins, CO, USA

                                  Master of Music, Emphasis in Choral Conducting

2016                      University of Wyoming (UW), Laramie, WY, USA

                                 Bachelor of Arts, Music, Emphasis in Voice

2011                      Northwest College (NWC), Powell, WY, USA

                                 Associate of Arts, Music, Emphasis in Piano

Employment:

2021-present       Music Director

                               Kashiwa Children’s Choir, Team Limone, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan

                               Prepared and arranged SSSAAA Choir for Ensemble Contest in January, 2022

2020-present       Voice/Guitar/Ukulele/Composition Instructor

                               Sheer Music School (SMS), Kashiwa and Funabashi Campuses, Sheer Inc.

                               Private Studio, Kashiwa/Funabashi, Chiba, Japan

                               Taught 3,177 lessons (45 minutes/lesson) in the year of 2021

                               Set up and patented design of practice rooms that kept students and instructors safe

2019-2020           Director of Musical Activities

                               American Global Prep School (AGPS), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

                               Planned and developed courses of study for PreK-12 music program

 

2018-2019           K-12 Music Teacher

                               Valier Public Schools District #18, Valier, MT, USA

                               Planned and developed courses of study for K-12 music program

 

2017–2018          Music Ministry Assistant

                               First Presbyterian Church, Fort Collins, CO, USA

                              Conducted rehearsals and a service when the director is out of the office

 

2016–2018          Private Piano Instructor

                               Private Piano Studio, Fort Collins, CO, USA

 

2014–2015          Freelance Conductor and Clinician of Various Ensembles

                              Including choral competition and two choral festivals in Japan

 

2009–2011           Private Guitar Instructor

                               Private Guitar Studio, Powell, WY, USA

Conducting Experience:

 

2022                      Ensemble Contest

                                 Conducted Kashiwa Children’s Choir, Team Limone

                                 Lily of the Valley (M. Hogan); My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord (M. Hogan/R. Dilworth)

 

2021                      Christmas Concert

                                 Conducted Kashiwa Children’s Choir, Team Limone

                                 Lily of the Valley (M. Hogan); My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord (M. Hogan/R. Dilworth)

 

2019                      Christmas Concert: Give Love on Christmas Day

                                 Conducted: Nursery/Kindergarten 1 Choir, Kindergarten 2 Choir. G1/2 Choir, G3 Choir, G4 Choir,

                                 G5 Choir: G6 Choir, G5/6 Violin Choir, Flying Bow Orchestra.

                                 Cambodia-Korea Cooperation Center, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

                              Spring Concert

                                Conducted GK-3 Choir, G4 Choir, G5-6 Band, G6-8 Guitar/Ukulele/Bass Guitar Band, G7-12Band, G7-12 Choir

                                Valier Public Schools, Valier, MT, USA 

                              Montana District #6 Music Festival 

                                 Conducted Grade 7-12 Band and Choir, Cantar! (J. Althouse); Hallelu! (S. Paulus);

                                 At the River (R. Lawry, Arr. T. Loest); Intensity, (S. O'Loughlin)

                                 Rated III as “Good” for Grade 7-12 Choir and II as “Excellent” for Grade 7-12 Band

                                 University of Providence, Great Falls, MT, USA

 

                              Middle School Band Festival

                                 Conducted Grade 6 Mass Band, Russian Sailor’s Dance (arr. A. Balent); Knight of the Roundtable (E. Huckeby)

                                 Sunburst Public Schools, Sunburst, MT, USA

 

2018                      Christmas Concert

                                 Conducted GK-4 Choir, G3 Recorder Choir, G4 Ukulele Choir, G5 Band, G6-8 Band, G7-8 Guitar/Ukulele/Bass Guitar Band, G7-12 Choir,

                                 G9-12 Band (Also played soprano saxophone solo)

                                 Valier Public Schools, Valier, MT, USA

 

                              All Choir Concert

                                 Conducted CSU Concert Choir, Mass in G-Major (F. Schubert)

                                 Griffin Concert Hall, University Center of Arts

                                 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

 

                              Jun Terasawa Graduate Conducting Recital

                                 Conducted Christus factus est (A. Bruckner); Ascendit Deus (J. Gallus, Arr., J. Terasawa); Son de la Loma (M. Matamoros, Arr., C. Monier);

                                 Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden, BWV 230 (J. S. Bach)

                                 Organ Recital Hall, University Center of Arts

                                 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

 

2017                      Joined the CSU Chamber Choir Europe Tour

                                 Conducted Denn er hat seinen Engeln befohlen über dir (F. Mendelssohn)

                                 In Parish Church of Prieros (Berlin, Germany), St. Nikolas Church (Leipzig, Germany), St. Thomas Church (Leipzig Germany),

                                 The Church of the Three Kings (Dresden, Germany), St. Nikolas Church (Prague, Czech Republic)

 

                              All Choir Concert

                                 Conducted CSU Chamber Choir, Denn er hat seinen Engeln befohlen über dir (F. Mendelssohn)

                                 Griffin Concert Hall, University Center of Arts

                                 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

 

                              The CSU Men’s Chorus and University Choir Concert

                                 Conducted CSU Men’s Choir, Yagi-bushi (K. Matsushita)

                                 Griffin Concert Hall, University Center of Arts

                                 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

2014                     Matsudo Italian Festival

                                 Conducted Let Me Fly (arr. R.Cormier); Salve Regina (Josquin); Si ch’io vorrei morire (C. Monteverdi); Santa Lucia (T. Cottrau, Arr., J. Terasawa);

                                 Sor’Aqcua from il CANTICO del SOLE (F. Pierce); Ascendit Deus (J. Gallus, Arr., J. Terasawa); Son de la Loma (M. Matamoros, Arr., C. Monier)

                                 Matsudo, Chiba, Japan

                              Choral Association (JCA): Regional Competition

                                 Conducted Salve Regina (Josquin); Magnificat Anima Mea Dominum and Quia Fecit Mihi Magna from Magnificat;

                                 Sor’Acqua from il CANTICO del SOLE (F. Pierce)

                                 Chiba, Japan

                              Conducted in Tokyo Choral Festival

                                 Salve Regina (Josquin); Let Me Fly (Arr., R. DeCormier)

                                 Tokyo, Japan

2013                      Simon Carrington’s Choral Conducting Master Class

                                 Hymn to St. Cecelia (B. Britten); O schöne Nacht and Abendlied from Vier Quartette (J. Brahms)

                                 Griffin Concert Hall, University Center of Arts

                                 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

2012                      American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Conducting Competition

                                 Conducted University of Wyoming Collegiate, Regina Coeli (W. A. Mozart); Sleep (E. Whitacre)

                                 University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA

2008                      World Music Festival

                                 Conducted Kashiwa Children’s Choir

                                 Salt Lake City, UT, USA

 

2007                      Conducted in Nippon Hohso Kyokai (NHK) Choral Competition

                                 Second Place, Letter to God (M. Takashima)

                                 Chiba-shi, Chiba, Japan

 

2006                      Became a student conductor in Yachiyo-Shoin High School Choir

                                 Yachiyo-shi, Chiba, Japan

 

Composition:

 

2018                      CSU Student Composition Art Song Contest

                                 Composed and won Second Place with Luke Thatcher (Tenor) & Gloria Choi (Piano), I heard a Fly buzz – when I died (text by E. Dickinson)

                                 Instrumental Rehearsal Hall, University Center of Arts

                                 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA


 

2017                      Jun Terasawa Composition Recital

                                 Composed Piano Set: Awakening of the Mind (2017); Neo-Classical-Ish Violin and Viola Duo (2016

                                 Composed and conducted “The Cat That Lived a Million Times” Choral Cantata for Clarinet, String Quartet, and Mixed Voice

                                 words by Yoko Sano (2017), translation by Judith Carol Huffman

                                 Griffin Concert Hall, University Center of Arts

                                 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

Performance (Voice/Opera/Theatre/Piano)

 

2018                      CSU Student Composition Art Song Contest

                                 Sang and won First and Third Places for I heard a Fly buzz – when I died (text by E. Dickinson)

                                 Instrumental Rehearsal Hall, University Center of Arts

                                 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

2013                      Jun Terasawa Voice Recital

                                 Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall

                                 University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA

2011                      Jun Terasawa Piano Recital

                                 Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium

                                 Northwest College, Powell, WY, USA

                              NWC Opera Theatre Concert: The Face on the Barroom Floor

                                 Played two roles: Matt and Larry

                                 Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium

                                 Northwest College, Powell, WY, USA

2010                      NWC/Powell High School Theatre Concert: Into the Woods

                                 Played the Prince’s Steward

                                 Powell High School Auditorium, Powell, WY, USA

2009                      Christmas Concert: Messiah

                                 Sang tenor solos: Comfort Ye My People, and Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted

                                 Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium

                                 Northwest College, Powell, WY, USA

 

                              NWC Opera Theatre Concert: The Pirates of Penzance

                                 Played Major General Stanley,

                                 Nelson Performing Arts Auditorium

                                 Northwest College, Powell, WY, USA