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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Creative Music Teacher accomplished in designing and implementing diverse music lessons for students at the K-12 and Collegiate level. Dedicated and passionate professional with expertise in Musical Directing. In-depth knowledge of instructional theories and practices. An Award Winning Composer with over a decade of professional experiences in Musical Theater, Concert Hall and Multi-Media; composing pieces for Disney Hall and Carnegie Hall. Skillfully balances, maintaining discipline with genuine warmth during rehearsals. A High-energy multi-instrumentalist, with in-depth knowledge of Music Theory, Counterpoint, Orchestration and the latest Music Technology. Has a strong reputation for inspiring students coming from all walks of life. Talented sight-reader with an outgoing and friendly versatile, flexible, extensive and varied repertoire.

Skills
  • Talented Educator and Composer
  • Film, TV and Video Game Scoring Experience
  • Extensive Performance Background
  • Talented Music Director and Conductor
  • Comprehensive Knowledge of Music Theory
  • Energetic Instructor
  • Original Songwriter
  • Focused and Dedicated
  • Talented Sight Reader
  • Sound Experience
  • Fundamentals and History
  • Textbook Selection
  • Subject Research
  • Knowledgeable in Cubase, Logic X and Pro Tools
Work History
Music Teacher (Choral and General Music), 08/2022 to Current
Minnesota West Community And Technical CollegeCity, STATE,
  • Oversaw the Middle School organization and development of a new choral program
  • Taught appreciation of the arts by instructing on concepts and including students in hands-on activities
  • Instructed students on the principles of vocal and piano technique
  • Attended training and community events to broaden expertise and help students
  • Evaluated class progress and adjust strategies to maintain growth and learning
  • Mentored struggling students with an individualized approach
  • Interpreted and modified music to personalize performances
  • Selected music carefully in order to achieve a balance of musical styles on the program
  • Arranged musical compositions to achieve a particular musical style
  • Sight-read musical parts during initial rehearsals
  • Transposed music to alternate keys with speed and accuracy
  • Specialized in classical, broadway and contemporary music
Professor of Music (Composition, Theory, Theater), 08/2020 to 12/2021
State Center Community College DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Taught undergraduate courses per semester in Composition, Music Fundamentals, Music Technology and Theater
  • Tracked student assignments, attendance and test scores and entered into online database to provide real-time progress monitoring
  • Helped established new composition and multimedia courses for students
  • Maintained regular office hours to help students with questions and provide educational support
  • Applied innovative teaching methods to encourage student learning objectives
  • Built strong rapport with students through class discussions and academic advisement
  • Devised and executed challenging and advanced curricula to foster excellence among students
  • Arranged musical compositions to achieve a particular musical style
  • Transposed music to alternate keys with speed and accuracy
  • Specialized in classical, broadway and contemporary music
Professor Of Music (Voice And Music Theory), 08/2019 to 07/2020
Fresno Unified School DistrictCity, STATE,
  • Tracked student assignments, attendance and test scores and entered into online database to provide real-time progress monitoring
  • Helped established new composition and multimedia courses for students
  • Taught 6 undergraduate classes per semester in Theory, Voice, Ear Training and Piano
  • Maintained regular office hours to help students with questions and provide educational support
  • Applied innovative teaching methods to encourage student learning objectives
  • Built strong rapport with students through class discussions and academic advisement
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends
  • Devised and executed challenging and advanced curricula to foster excellence among students
  • Advanced school's creative and academic reputation in accordance with established values and vision through promotion
  • Arranged musical compositions to achieve a particular musical style
  • Sight-read musical parts during initial rehearsals
  • Met with soloists and concertmasters to discuss and prepare for performances
  • Transposed music to alternate keys with speed and accuracy
  • Specialized in classical, broadway and contemporary music
  • Experienced Musical Director, including productions at the Collegiate level
Composer, Orchestrator And Conductor, 08/2013 to Current
Narrow Path Studios (Self-Employed)City, STATE,
  • Award Winning Composer
  • Member of ASCAP, SCL, and LAFCI
  • Composes Original Music for Film, TV and Video Games
  • Orchestrates at a Professional Level
  • Has Experience Scoring Feature Films and Documentaries
  • Has Experience Orchestrating from MIDI Files
  • Studied scores at length to learn music in detail and develop suitable interpretations
  • Studied intensively the latest technology and DAWs
  • Knowledgable programs are: Cubase, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Sibelius, Finale, Staff Pad, VEPro and Kontakt
  • Conducted both large and small ensembles. at rehearsals and during both live and recorded performances
  • Can compose music in a variety of styles quickly
  • Scored compositions so that they are consistent with instrumental and vocal capabilities
  • Filled in details of orchestral sketches such as adding vocal parts to scores


Awards and Acknowledgements
  • ROME International Movie Awards - Best Original Score (Chronofilm: Pilot Episode)
  • HOLLYWOOD Horror Blood Festival - Best Original Score (Chronofilm: Pilot Episode)
  • FilmFreeway - Best in Show - Outstanding Excellence: Original Score (Chronofilm: Pilot Episode)
  • Thrills and Chills Film Awards - Best Original Music (No Trophies)


Professional Compositions

MultiMedia Compositions:

I CAN - Feature Film (2022), Yvonne Speaks - Short Film (2022), No Trophies - Short Film (2021),

Christmas Collision - Feature Film (2021) Chronofilm - Webisode Series (2020),

Eyes Wide Open - Featured Film (2018), Milk Kids - Short Film (2019)


Concert Works:

Aurora - Choral Piece, (Carnegie Hall Premier 2020), Lottery of the Gods - Full Orchestra (Disney Hall 2019)

Apparitions: Cello solo with Piano Accompaniment (2018-19), War of the Worlds: Percussion Duet with Electronics (2018)

Etude No. 1: Harp Solo (2018), Hope, is a thing with Feathers: Art Song (2018), Coming Home: Orchestral Suite (2017)

String Quartet No. 1 (2016), Starry Night: SATB Choral Work (2016), Illuminate: SATB Choral Work (2015)


Education
Master Of Fine Arts (with Merit): Music Composition And Orchestration For The Visual Media, Expected in
University Of Chichester - West Sussex, England
GPA:
Master of Arts (With Distinction): Music Composition , Expected in
CSU Fresno - Fresno, CA
GPA:
Bachelor of Arts: Music Composition, Expected in
California State University, Fresno - Fresno, CA
GPA:
Associate of Arts: Piano Performance, Expected in
Fresno City College - Fresno, CA
GPA:

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School Attended
  • University Of Chichester
  • CSU Fresno
  • California State University, Fresno
  • Fresno City College
Job Titles Held:
  • Music Teacher (Choral and General Music)
  • Professor of Music (Composition, Theory, Theater)
  • Professor Of Music (Voice And Music Theory)
  • Composer, Orchestrator And Conductor
Degrees
  • Master Of Fine Arts (with Merit)
  • Master of Arts (With Distinction)
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts