Drum Major resume example with 3 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2023
Greene County Tech High School - Paragould, AR,
  • Drum Major of The Greene County Tech Marching Eagle Band
Professional Summary

As an upcoming high school junior, I've been involved with band inside of school life for over five years of successful experience in leadership and team-work as a former band member but now promoted to drum major. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in high school extracurricular activities industry. Strengths in communication and critical/creative thinking backed by training in fundamentals of being a leader and team member. Outside of school, I've been involved as the stage manager for Studio De La Danse. Stage Manager offering 2 1/2 years of expertise in meticulous resource coordination to deliver successful productions. Expert in clearly communicating the director's vision to designers and technical crew members. Detail-oriented in developing rehearsal schedules and managing all performance assets. Gaining control of large groups of students of various ages. Organized prop tables and coordinated prop use times.


    In 2017, received Choir All-Region 1, Soprano 1, 1st chair 1/305

    In 2018, received Choir All-Region 1, Soprano 1, 4th chair 4/298

    In 2019, received Choir All Region 1, Soprano 1, 3rd chair 3/301

    Grades K-10 accomplished President's List and Honor Roll.

  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication
  • Clear Instruction and Communication
  • Technical competency
  • Energy and Physical Stamina
  • Print and Digital Media
  • Ability to Lift 40 pounds
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Product Knowledge
  • Safety and Cleanliness Standards
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Time Management
  • Student-Parent-Teacher Collaboration
  • Team Player
  • Creative Thinking
  • Team Leadership
  • Mentoring students
  • Relationship Building
Professional Experience
Drum Major, 04/2020 to Current
Berklee College Of MusicMA, State,
  • Lead a band of 150+ members, daily through July to November, annually.
  • Provided timing and rhythmic foundation for band members to coordinate performance.
  • Helped and guided new band members through learning one-on-one and group sessions.
  • Performed routine maintenance and cleaning of percussion inventory to provide optimal sound quality.
  • Designed flyers to promote upcoming shows and drum lessons.
  • Assisted musicians with percussion needs to align with performance goals.
  • Practiced with musicians to maintain structure and harmony of musical pieces.
  • Designed marketing material and social media posts to promote musical performances.
  • Attended rehearsals, soundchecks and call times and evaluated sound quality.
  • Practiced individually and with ensemble regularly to develop consistent excellence of execution.
  • Directed groups at rehearsals and live or recorded performances to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance dynamics, rhythm and tempo.
  • Used gestures to shape music being played, communicating desired tempo, volume and other performance aspects.
  • Positioned members within groups to obtain balance among instrumental or vocal sections.
  • Performed at average of 5 events per month, including special functions, rehearsals and recordings.
  • Adapted new concepts and sound arrangements with band members.
Stage Manager, 05/2019 to 05/2021
Yavapai CollegePrescott, AZ,
  • Remained highly composed and calm in very fast-paced, stressful and constantly changing environments to provide optimal leadership and achieve desired results.
  • Collaborated with technical crew and cast to safeguard presentation of artistic vision.
  • Participated in meetings with producers and production crew to keep program in step with creative vision.
  • Conducted meetings with staff to discuss production progress and to attain production objectives.
  • Enforced safety measures due to potential stage equipment hazards.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Reviewed scripts to determine most appropriate methods to use for directing both actors and crew members.
  • Stored, loaded and unloaded set pieces and technical equipment for daily performances.
  • Interacted positively with actors and actresses when escorting to and from trailers during filming.
  • Reviewed activities for production team to complete tasks on time.
  • Maintained schedules, managed deadlines and interfaced with teammates to support production activities.
  • Assisted crews with set building and pointed out problems that could be potential safety issues.
  • Worked with team of 20 to put all props and set pieces in place and supervised prop movements at correct times during performances.
Volunteer, 08/2016 to 07/2017
River Of HopeCity, STATE,
  • Took and followed detailed directions from others.
  • Maintained excellent customer service and positive attitude towards guest, customers and fellow teammates.
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Performed general housekeeping and cleaning tasks, including sweeping, pulling weeds and power washing.

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School Attended

  • Greene County Tech High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Drum Major
  • Stage Manager
  • Volunteer


  • High School Diploma

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