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Music educator

James J. Smisek, music educator. Certified teacher Florida, 1989. Decorated National Defense medal, Army Achievement medal.

Background

Smisek, James J. was born on October 5, 1966 in Bayshore, New York, United States. Son of Esteve G. and Sandra Cindy Morales.

Education

Associate of Arts, Seminole Community College, 1986. Bachelor of Music in Education, University Florida, 1989. Master of Music in Education, Rollins College, 1999.

Career

Band director Southeast High School, Bradenton, Florida, 1991—1992. Director bands, orchestra Palmetto High School, Palmetto, 1992—1993. Band director Winter Park High School, 1993—1995.

Director bands University High School, Orlando, 1995—2003. Director jazz studies Seminole Community College, Sanford, 2000—2001. President International Association Jazz Educators Florida Chapter, 1999—2003.

With United States Army, 1989-1991.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Florida, 1989.

Religion

The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.

Politics

The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

Views

Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.

Membership

Member of Music Educators National Conference (associate), Florida Orchestra Association (associate), College Music Society (associate), International Association Jazz Educators (associate. President 1999—2003), Florida Bandmasters Association (associate), Florida Music Educators Association (associate), Phi Mu Alpha (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, working out, travel, model building, pet enthusiast.

Connections

Married Lynette Aileen Dorf, August 5, 1989. Children: Chelsea Lauren, Carson James.

father:
Esteve G.

mother:
Sandra Cindy Morales

spouse:
Lynette Aileen Dorf

child:
Chelsea Lauren Smisek

child:
Carson James Smisek