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
aBachelor'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
Promotes spiritual and musical growth
Strong attention to detail
Abyssinia Baptist ChurchApril 2014 to May 2016Minister of Music Norfolk, VA
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
Coordinated music for special events
(Christmas Concert, Easter, Thanksgiving, Pentecost, etc.)
Established a Worship and Arts ministry
Created ministry drop box giving choir, band,
and media team home and mobile access to song files,
lyrics, attire, and upcoming engagements.
Prince of Peace ChurchJanuary 2011 to March 2014Minister of Music Portsmouth, VA
Selected music to achieve a balance of musical styles for worship services.
Established a choir to minister during
Rehearsed, trained, and strengthened choir vocals during weekly
Led worship on a weekly basis.
Trained staff to use PowerPoint technology to enhance the worship experience.
Calvary Revival ChurchJune 2008 to December 2010Lead Musician/Youth Band Director Norfolk, VA
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
Collaborated with the Pastor of Worship in
Abyssinia Baptist ChurchAugust 2006 to June 2008Minister of Music Norfolk, VA
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.
Norfolk State University2017Bachelor of Arts: MusicNorfolk, VA, USA