I am an experienced pianist/organist with 50 years experience accompanying church congregations, choirs, soloists, and choir in high school. I have also served as musician for numerous weddings and funerals over the years. My training encompassed 12 years of private piano lessons and 4 years playing trombone in high school band.
Quick at sight reading
Perceptive when accompanying vocalists
Competent at three musical instruments; piano, organ, and trombone
Plays with expression, while respectful of service type
Calm under pressure
12/2004 - 01/2015
St. Andrews Episcopal Church - Oak Hill , West VirginiaChurch OrganistI played organ for a variety of religious services, including weddings and funerals.
11/2004 - 01/2015
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer - Ansted, West VirginiaChurch Organist/PianistI played organ and piano for a variety of religious services, including weddings and funerals.
01/1987 - 10/2004
Ansted Baptist Church - Ansted, West VirginiaChurch OrganistI played organ for a variety of religious services including weddings and funerals. I provided accompaniment for church choirs and other musicians participating in worship. I sight-read difficult music accurately and at tempo as an accompanist during choir rehearsals when learning new compositions. I closely followed musical notation and conductor's instructions.
Private Lessons - Ansted, West Virginia, United StatesProficient: PianoMy training in piano consisted of private lessons from 1964 to 1975.