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Rutgers Digital Filmmaking Academy

 


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Grow as an artist this summer at Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts

The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Brunswick is set to host hands-on summer intensives in music, dance, graphic design, painting and drawing, and theater. Programs are open to artists of varying skill levels. Residential and commuter options are available.

  • Courses Taught

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE


    MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY—PA: Instructor of Violin and Viola, 2014-present


    RUTGERS UNIVERSITY MASON GROSS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS EXTENSION DIVISION: Violin Instructor. New Brunswick, New Jersey Jan 2015-present

    NY STRING ACADEMY: Violin/Viola and Chamber music Faculty. Fort Lee, New Jersey Sep 2014-present

    EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC: Teaching Assistant, 2012-2013

    HOCHSTEIN SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND DANCE: Substitute Violin Instructor. Rochester, New York Sep 2013

    ROCHESTER KOREAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Violin Instructor, 2008-2010

    PRIVATE STUDIO: Private Violin/Viola Instructor, 2003-present

  • Education

    EDUCATION

    EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Rochester, New York


    Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin Performance and Literature, Minor in Early Music Performance, 2014, Studied with Prof. Mikhail Kopelman

    EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Rochester, New York

    Master of Music in Violin Performance and Literature, 2009, Studied with Prof. Mikhail Kopelman

    TOHO SCHOOL OF MUSIC ORCHESTRA ACADEMY, Toyama, Japan

    Certificate of Orchestral Violin Performance, 2007, Studied with Prof. Hamao Fujiwara

    EWHA WOMANS UNIVERSITY, Seoul, Korea

    Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance, 2006, Studied with Prof. Jae-Kwang Song

  • Publications

    ARTICLES AND BROADCAST

    WILLIAMSPORT SUN GAZETTE Jan 2015

    LOCK HAVEN EXPRESS Jan 2015

    Stars of Gibbs and Main on Live Radio Broadcasting (WXXI) at Hochstein School of Music Rochester, New York Apr 2014

  • Awards

    AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND COMPETITIONS

    FRIST PLACE WINNER American Protégé International Piano & Strings Competition. 2014

    GRADUATE AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP Eastman School of Music (ESM). 2007-2013

    TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP ESM. 2012-2013

    FULL SCHOLARSHIP FELLOW New Mexico Chamber Music Festival. 2013

    FULL SCHOLARSHIP FELLOW Music Academy of the West. 2010

    FELLOWSHIP ARIA International Summer Academy. 2008

    FULL SCHOLARSHIP AND STIPEND TOHO School of Music Orchestra Academy. 2006-2007

    SCHOLARSHIP EWHA Womans University. 2003

  • Expertise

    Piano: Accompaniment for students in lessons, studio classes, exams and recitals

    Viola:Self-learned, studied representative Hoffmeister and Stamitz Concerto, and played in a string quartet few times as a violist

    Flute:A level of Secondary Class, learned 3 years with some classical repertoires including two Mozart Concertos

    Japanese:Communication with Japanese smoothly

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Neal Bennett is a Telly Award-winning multimedia producer, director, editor, and filmmaker with two decades of experience. He has also been a filmmaking instructor for over nine years. He is also an AVID Certified Instructor and continues to train with AVID on their latest advancements in post-production.

  • Associated Programs

    Adjunct Professor, Digital Field Production - January 2013 - Present
    Center for Digital Filmmaking 
    Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts - New Brunswick, NJ
     
    Director of Education
    Industry Film School - AVID Learning Partner - 2005-Present
    Pre-College Media Arts Programs for Teens
     
  • Courses Taught

    Professional Editing & Certification with Avid Media Composer

  • Education

    Rowan University — 1996 (BA Radio, Television, & Film)
    Ocean County College — 1994 (AS  Business)
  • Subjects Taught

    AVID MC 101 Media Composer Editing Essentials
    AVID MC 110 Media Composer Effects Essentials
  • Awards

    2003 Telly Award - Editing
    2005 Telly Award - Directing
    2008 Telly Award - Directing/Editing