Teaching Résumé

Don “Orfeo” Rechtman (唐瑞民)
No. 91 302, Wutong Shan Chi Shui Dong Cun
Donghu Street, Luohu District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong, China  518114
Phone (China): (+86) 135-2889-6144
Weixin (WeChat) name:  oorfeo




Independent Performance Arts Consulting (Aug. May 2018 - current)
Provides guidance and support to various schools, training centers, and organizations in Nanchang, Shenzhen and other parts of China.

DreamBox Education (Aug. 2013 - May 2018)
Co-founded DreamBox Education to provide progressive education in performing arts along with STEM and other programs. 

Instructor, Performance Arts (Mar. 2013 – June 2013)
Shenzhen Xixiang High School (深圳市西乡中学), Shenzhen, Guangdong China. Teach skills in drama, music and other performance arts to Chinese international students.

Instructor, Performance Arts (Mar. 2012 – June 2012)
China-UK College, Shenzhen, Guangdong China. Teach skills in drama, music and other performance arts to grades five and ten.

 Instructor, English as Second Language; Instructor, Music (Oct. 2007 – Jan. 2012)
Jiangxi Dayu Vocational Technologies College (2018, name changed to Appraisal Institute of Nanchang Vocational College), Nanchang, Jiangxi China. Develop and teach English classes for college, high school, middle school, and pre-school students. Assist in various programs for the school, including music and performing arts. Consultant for translations from Chinese to English. Teach piano to piano majors, and present special workshops and master classes.

 Senior Technical Writer (Contract, Feb. 2007 – July 2007)
PossibleNOW, Inc. Established documentation for growing company. Developed style sheets, documentation work flow, and standards for technical, sales and compliance divisions. Wrote WIKI and other online documentation for systems engineers, functional specifications documents for analysts, prepared system flow charts for use by both systems engineers and sales personnel, and developed and implemented creative solutions to document data center rack hardware. Worked extensively with Visio, Word, HTML, WIKI, and VSS. Also utilized RoboHelp and other MS Office Suite programs.

 Computer Consultant (Sept. 2000 – Feb. 2007)
As an independent Consultant, provided personalized consulting service to assist home and small business users in hardware and software purchase, support and training.

BRIDGE SCHOOL, Boulder, CO (Aug. 2000 – Mar. 2001).
Private high school instructor for computer literacy, music and drama.

 Senior Technical Writer (various contracts, 1990 – Sept. 2000)



All major PC-based software. MIDI-related technologies, including Sibelius, Finale, Mixcraft, and other performance related software products.



VOICE OF THE ROCKIES, INC., Boulder, CO (1996 – 1997). Managed web site; typeset musical submissions.

IRON ART, INC., Atlanta, GA (1984 – 1988). An ornamental metal business, owner and manager of operations.



B.A., Music, Canterbury University, Cheshire, UK (September 1991-May 1995) (Note: this university certification is not recognized in China.)

Last modified: 06/07/24