church musician resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Passionate College Music Education (Instrumental) Major equipped with excellent knowledge of music with a focus on Percussion. Brings experience from working and performing with multiple musical ensembles in the US and abroad. Loves working with students and catering to the needs of those with special needs to help them become better musicians.
  • Musician (Percussionist)
  • Percussion Instructor
  • Music Composer/Arranger (Instrumental)
  • Marching Band Visual/Drill Designer
  • Extensive knowledge of Percussion
  • Sufficient knowledge of Color Guard
  • Sufficient knowledge of Baritone/Euphonium
  • Perfect Pitch
  • Title I knowledge
  • Works well with children with special needs
  • Familiar with behavioral disorders
  • Adaptable to learning
  • Technologically inclined
Church Musician , 2005 to Current
Progress Church Of GodColonial Park, PA,
  • Church Percussionist
  • Assist Minister of Music during Worship Service
  • Accompany Pastor on speaking engagements
  • Prepare and perform music for weddings, funerals, memorial services, afternoon programs and etc.
  • Accompany guest vocalists, musicians, and pastors
Assistant Percussion Instructor, 05/2013 to 10/2013
Southside High School - Joshua Tillman (Band Director)City, STATE,
  • Marching Band Program Designer
  • Front Ensemble Instructor
  • Assistant Battery Technician
  • Recruited members for the ensemble
  • Achieved multiple 1st Place Percussion Awards.
  • Achieved highest percussion rating and score in the history of the school's percussion program.
Front Ensemble Instructor, 2014 to Current
Laurens District 55 High School - Andy Entrekin (Band Director)City, STATE,
  • Co-Founding Instructor of the Indoor Percussion Program
  • Front Ensemble Instructor
  • Co-Program Designer in 2014 Indoor Percussion Show "Angels and Demons"
  • Composed original music for the Front Ensemble
  • Achieved multiple placement awards during the Indoor Percussion Season in Scholastic Class A.
  • Achieved 1st Place in Scholastic Class A at the Carolina Indoor Performance Association Championships.
  • Achieved the record for 1st year Indoor Percussion group to win a Championship.
Bachelor of Arts: Music Education, minor in Psychology, Expected in Current to Limestone College - 1115 College Dr. Gaffney, SC 29340-3799
  • Limestone College Fine Arts Scholarship Recipient
  • Limestone College Academic Scholarship Recipient
  • National Association for Music Educators
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2013 to Southside High School - 6630 Frontage Rd, Gantt, SC 29605
  • International Baccalaureate Program Member (2009-2013)
  • International Baccalaureate Program Award Recipient (2013)
  • National High School Honor Society Member (2012-2013)
  • Student Government Representative (2009-2010, 2011-2013)
  • Conference on National Affairs Participant (2010-2011)
  • Youth in Government Member (2009-2013)
  • Marching Band Member (2009-2013) (Student Leadership- Percussion Captain 2010-2013)
  • John Phillip Sousa Award Recipient
  • Step/Dance Team Member (2012-2013) (2013 Captain)

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School Attended

  • Limestone College
  • Southside High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Church Musician
  • Assistant Percussion Instructor
  • Front Ensemble Instructor


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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