musician resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
  • Musician with performance experience and understanding of music theory, notation and history. Self-motivated with dedication and proven ability to work independently and collaboratively. Does not thrive in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments. Not business-minded, but personable in consistently maintaining excellent communication and building productive relationships with diverse professionals.
  • [Guitar and Piano] instrumentalist and well-qualified teacher with in-depth knowledge of music theory and knack for inspiring students. Thorough musical training has included master classes and workshops.
  • Hardworking Musician. Delivers performances with skill and dedication. Successful learning new musical pieces quickly and accurately to maximize contribution to group success.
  • Successful at learning new musical pieces quickly and accurately to maximize contribution to group success. Hardworking and diligent with good understanding of time and rhythm.
  • Talented Musician with expertise in String, Percussion, and Wind instruments and 8+ years of experience. Selects music, coordinates practices and maintains equipment in good working order. Superb memorization and improvisational skills.
  • Student assessments
  • Individual and group instruction
  • Grading Assignments
  • Student Safety
  • Student and parent relations
  • Elementary education
  • Lesson implementation
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Busking experience
  • Extensive performance background
  • Talented accompanist
  • Perfect pitch
  • Original songwriter
  • Optimizing Sound
  • Live Sessions
  • Musical arrangements
  • Meeting schedules
  • Practicing pieces
  • Private Lessons
  • Improvising
  • Scheduling
  • Glissando
  • Military band background
  • Versatile
  • Dance background
  • Harmonizing
  • Vibrato
  • Music writing
  • Broad rhythmic range
  • Choreographed dance moves
  • Tap and jazz
  • Dance promotion
  • Team building
  • Problem resolution
  • Team management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Project organization
  • Process improvement
  • Artsonia proficiency
  • Digital art knowledge
  • Talent scouting
  • Network development
  • Strategy development
  • Special education
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Classroom Preparation and Maintenance
  • Classroom inventory management
  • Teaching pedagogy
  • Student records management
  • Student progress reporting
  • Arranging music
  • Specializing in Rock, Pop, Country, Classical, Soul
  • Acoustic Guitar expertise
  • Extensive and varied repertoire
  • Studio recording experience
  • Special Performances
  • Mixing Skills
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of Harmony
  • Orchestra background
  • Musical theory
  • Percussion
  • Pizzicato
  • Instrument repairs
  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Group accompanying
  • Music teacher
  • Rhythmic foundations
  • Dedicated
  • Voice instruction
  • Transposing
  • Live performances
  • Spiccato
  • Contemporary dance
  • Audition preparation
  • Budgets
  • Operational improvement
  • Costume equipment
  • Organization
  • Supervision
  • Customer service
  • Color theory master
  • Multicultural art master
  • Portfolio creation expert
  • Contract evaluation
  • Career counseling
Work History
Musician, 08/2009 - 12/2017
Archdiocese Of San Antonio Fredericksburg, TX,
  • Selected appropriate pieces to meet performance needs and showcase skills.
  • Studied intensively with coaches to develop performance skills.
  • Maintained private studio of 10+ students for 8 years.
  • Studied scores at length to learn music in detail and develop suitable interpretations.
  • Selected and arranged music for 20 holiday performances and special events.
  • Interpreted and modified music to personalize performances.
  • Composed, arranged and recorded 5+ original songs.
  • Branched out from Piano to learn Violin, Recorder, Harmonica and Acoustic and Electric Guitar.
  • Worked on tours, recordings and film orchestrations.
  • Provided musical background for live shows such as ballets, operas, musical theatre and cabarets.
  • Taught music appreciation, history and fundamentals to vocalists and musicians of all skill levels.
  • Performed at average of [Number] events per month, including special functions, rehearsals and recordings.
  • Achieved desired tonal and harmonic balance by communicating clearly with musicians.
  • Practiced 6 hours per week to maintain and improve technical skills.
  • Selected music carefully in order to achieve balance of musical styles on program.
  • Used printed text and musical notations to memorize musical selections and routines.
  • Collaborated with dance department in creating scores for choreography projects.
  • Transposed music to alternate keys with speed and accuracy.
  • Accompanied morning worship services on Guitar and Vocals as part of worship team.
  • Provided rhythmic foundation for 12+ person group during 20+ performances.
  • Sight-read difficult music accurately and at tempo.
  • Attended regular practices and private lessons to hone skills.
  • Handled requests for specific musical selections.
  • Read music and memorized parts for shows.
  • Specialized in both classical and contemporary music.
  • Repaired broken strings and other instrument issues.
  • Performed in 20+ shows.
  • Harmonized with other musicians during songs.
  • Punctually attended 420+ practices monthly.
  • Inspected instruments and inventoried musical library.
  • Watched conductor closely for cues and directions.
  • Designed flyers to promote upcoming shows and drum lessons.
  • Planned and organized concerts and programs for church.
  • Positioned members within ensemble to obtain balance among instrumental and vocal sections.
  • Scheduled rehearsals with other musicians and choirs.
  • Conducted ensemble at rehearsals and during both live and recorded performances.
  • Met with soloists and concertmasters to discuss and prepare for performances.
  • Lead rehearsals by demonstrating specific song parts.
  • Accompanied vocalists or instrumental soloists.
  • Sight-read musical parts during initial rehearsals.
Teaching Assistant, 04/2017 - 09/2017
George Mason University Fairfax, VA,
  • Organize and Decorate Art Classroom
  • Explore and suggest curriculum options
  • Implemented exercises and used repetition, which enabled students to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Completed and filed all necessary paperwork for classroom activities, including meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Supervised children at parks and on field trips for hands-on lessons about nature and physical environment.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline and consistent praise.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Assisted teachers with supervision and care of group of 50+ children.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
Artist, 08/2015 - 12/2015
Funko Seattle, WA,
  • Maintained and shared portfolios of artistic work to demonstrate styles, interests, and abilities with potential customers.
  • Consulted with clients to discuss commission ideas and style preferences to create mutually agreeable project parameters.
  • Advertised and sold mosaics and drawing pieces at local markets and established all piece pricing on customer demand, labor costs and raw material costs.
  • Met with customers and clients to determine project needs and prepared proposals, including creating production schedules, scopes of work and budgets.
  • Utilized oil paints, acrylics and charcoal to design mixed media, drawings and painting pieces.
  • Made use of materials, such as ink, watercolors, charcoal, oil, computer software, paints, and pencils, to complete unique piece for customers.
  • Created custom drawings and paintings using fine oils, acrylics and charcoal on high quality canvas.
  • Researched industry trends and evaluated competitive products.
  • Prepared and gathered materials for detailed lesson plans.
  • Maintained daily student records and evaluated student progress.
  • Developed lesson plans surrounding various types of art, history and culture.
  • Planned 10+ in-school and external student exhibitions.
  • Assisted in developing student-led after-school tutoring program to teach at-risk students.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
  • Documented student attendance and progress against goals.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
GED: , Expected in 06/2018
Judson High School - Converse, TX
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