Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Talented, outgoing, and faithful Church Worship Leader and Musician who believes music and the arts can enhance congregants' relationship with God. Brings diverse training in piano, organ, and voice. Has a personal relationship with Christ and currently finishing a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Music from Norfolk State University.
  • Music theory knowledge
  • Proficient on the piano, keyboard, and Hammond organ
  • Ability to play by ear and read music
  • Specialty in church music
  • Expressive
  • Promotes spiritual and musical growth
  • Strong attention to detail
Minister of Music, 03/2014 to 04/2016
Hyatt Hotels Corp.NY, State,
  • Planned worship services each week consisting of traditional, blended, and contemporary formats.
  • Worked closely with the pastor to ensure the weekly music selection flowed with the message's theme.
  • Led congregants in worship during worship services.
  • Supervised music staff; including band, worship leader, and volunteers and collaborated with worship leader in selection of monthly music.
  • Rehearsed and directed choirs weekly.
  • Coordinated music for special events (Christmas Concert, Easter, Thanksgiving, Pentecost, etc.)
  • Established a Worship and Arts ministry manual.
  • Created ministry drop box giving choir, band, and media team home and mobile access to song files, lyrics, attire, and upcoming engagements.
Minister of Music, 2011 to 02/2014
Hyatt Hotels Corp.Orange County, CA,
  • Selected music to achieve a balance of musical styles for worship services.
  • Established a choir to minister during worship services.
  • Rehearsed, trained, and strengthened choir vocals during weekly rehearsals. 
  • Led worship on a weekly basis.
  • Trained staff to use PowerPoint technology to enhance the worship experience.
Lead Musician/Youth Band Director, 05/2008 to 11/2010
Hyatt Hotels Corp.Portland, ME,
  • Served as lead musician on keyboard and organ for all services and special events.
  • Rehearsed with main band weekly and help developed their musicianship.
  • Selected music, developed and trained 50 voice youth and young adult choir.
  • Led and directed young adult band for weekly youth services.
  • Collaborated with the Pastor of Worship in planning music.
Minister of Music, 07/2006 to 05/2008
Abyssinia Baptist ChurchCity, STATE,
  • Planned music for worship services each week.
  • Coordinated music for special events (Christmas, Easter, Vacation Bible School, College Sunday, etc.)
  • Directed and grew young adult choir from 15 to over 30 people.
  • Worked closely with the pastor to ensure weekly music related to the weekly message. 
Bachelor of Arts: Music, Expected in 2017
Norfolk State University - Norfolk, VA
  • Coursework in Music Theory
  • Emphasis in Media
  • Piano major/Voice minor

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