professional musician resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

I’m good with people. I work well with others.

I’m professional. I get the job done what ever it takes. I’m organized. I’m responsable. I put a full days work without wasting company time.

I like to leave work knowing I did the very best everytime.

  • Music history
  • Vocal experience
  • Special events
  • Sight reading
  • Problem-solving
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Music theory
  • Lesson planning
  • Attention to detail
  • Performance direction
  • Skilled with three instruments
  • Vocal techniques
  • Classroom management
  • Curriculum development
  • Multitasking ability
  • Materials sourcing
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Lesson plans
  • Multimedia instruction
  • Parental communication
  • Compliance standards
  • Professional development
  • Behavior management
  • Coordinating shows
  • Broad range of musical styles
  • Musical notation comprehension
  • Music theory knowledge
  • Broad rhythmic and metric range
  • Memorization expert
  • Street performance background
  • Expressive
  • Studio recordings
  • Transposition
  • Sound mixing expertise
  • Musical arrangements understanding
  • Strong improvising ability
Professional Musician, 04/1992 to Current
Hyatt Hotels Corp.Morristown, NJ,
  • Performed background music for live shows such as ballets, operas, musical theatre productions and cabarets.
  • Organized [Type] ensemble to play for special events such as weddings and funerals.
  • Expressed musical themes through tempo, phrasing, volume and dynamics.
  • Performed in front of live audiences on television and as part of theater productions.
  • Played variety of music with broad stylistic range and improvisatorial flexibility.
  • Provided accompaniment for church choirs and other musicians participating in worship.
  • Traveled, sometimes great distances, to perform at venues and rehearsed to prepare for performances.
  • Identified mistakes made by other musicians and corrected problems.
  • Closely followed musical notation and conductor's instructions.
  • Played at over [Number] festivals and concerts over [Timeframe].
  • Provided accompaniment for [Type] and [Type] musicians.
  • Scheduled and ran rehearsals, reserved rehearsal space and arranged for accompanists.
Valet Attendant, 06/2014 to 10/2019
Newton Public SchoolsNewton, MA,
  • Greeted visitors pleasantly upon arrival at hotel and offered immediate assistance.
  • Offered guests details regarding hotel's amenities, local arts, and culture, nightlife, dining options, attractions and museums.
  • Maintained pristine condition of lobby at all times and removed trash and discarded items immediately.
  • Was responsible for more than 100 guests automobiles during shift.
  • I worked at a clinic managing employee and guest parking lot.
  • Parked and retrieved guest vehicles quickly to avoid long wait times and keep workflows running efficiently.
  • Cleared lot of debris and trash to promote maximum number of available spaces for guest parking.
  • Returned guests' vehicles in safe, timely and friendly manner while following safe driving practices and obeying traffic laws.
  • Patrolled parking areas and monitored car safety to prevent theft and damage.
  • Processed all point of sale transactions accurately, counted back coin and currency and provided receipts to all customers.
  • Positioned barricades and gates to maximize traffic flow through parking lot.
  • Maintained cleanliness, neatness and organization of all areas.
  • Directed drivers to parking spots.
  • Resolved all customer issues to maintain high standards of customer satisfaction.
  • Collected parking lot fees from customers and issues parking stubs.
  • Responded to questions about local area and company services.
  • Conducted research on logistics operations, including literature reviews, interviews and site visits.
Elementary Music Teacher, 08/2006 to 04/2009
Flowing Wells Unified School District 8City, STATE,
  • Taught students history, techniques and principles of [Area of study].
  • Completed student records and school-related documentation.
  • Broadened approach and improved teaching by completing training courses.
  • Maintained school equipment and rentals in top condition.
  • Introduced students to different styles of music and promoted appreciation of all genres.
  • Utilized creative approaches to solve performance issues.
  • Helped students appreciate arts with instructional and immersive techniques.
  • Maintained students' progress by evaluating and adjusting strategies.
  • Instructed students on how to play simple melodies with keyboards, recorders and ukuleles.
  • Developed and oversaw programs for school gatherings, special concerts and student performances.
  • Mentored individual students effectively by taking creative approach.
  • Gathered needed materials such as music and props for daily class instruction as well as performances.
  • Taught students how to sing with instruction on harmonizing, correct posture and vocal exercises.
  • Utilized diverse teaching methods to address curriculum objectives.
  • Embraced teaching children of diverse educational, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Created collaborative environment in classroom where students worked together to support everyone's learning.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects, as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Integrated variety of educational programs to develop strong academic foundation.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Organized supplies, including art and musical resources, to foster creative and welcoming classroom environment.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Facilitated educational after-school activities for groups of students to improve learning potential outside of classroom.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups using varied teaching methods.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: , Expected in
Pina Community College - Tucson , AZ
Associate of Arts: General Studies, Expected in 08/2005
Pima Community College - Tucson, AZ
: , Expected in
Los Ángeles Film School - Hollywood, CA
Associate of Arts: Sound Engineering, Expected in 07/2023
Los Ángeles Film School - Hollywood, CA
: Sound Engineering, Expected in
Los Angeles Film School - Hollywood - Los Angeles, CA

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School Attended

  • Pina Community College
  • Pima Community College
  • Los Ángeles Film School
  • Los Ángeles Film School
  • Los Angeles Film School - Hollywood

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  • Professional Musician
  • Valet Attendant
  • Elementary Music Teacher


  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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