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

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. Professional Musician with extensive performance experience and deep understanding of music theory, notation and history. Self-motivated with dedication and proven ability to work independently and collaboratively. Thrive in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments. Business-minded and personable in consistently maintaining excellent communication and building productive relationships with diverse professionals.

Skills
  • CPR
  • Educator
  • Notes
  • Arranging music
  • Mixing skills
  • Mentoring artists
  • Original songwriter
  • Musical notation reading
  • Extensive and varied repertoire
  • Communications
  • MS Office
  • Relationship development
  • Assemble leadership
  • Lesson Planning
  • Read
  • Teaching
  • Sound engineering
  • Studio recording experience
  • Extensive performance background
  • Live sessions
  • Trumpet expertise
  • Comprehensive knowledge of harmony
  • Microphone setups
  • Project organization
  • Budgets
  • Rehearsals
  • Individual and group instruction
  • Learning Enhancement
Education
Belmont University Nashville, TN, Expected in Master of Arts : Music Pedagogy - GPA :
  • Elected to Graduate Teaching Assistant to Trumpet Professor as a way to teach Music Minors.
University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN, Expected in 05/2013 Master of Arts : Performance - GPA :
  • Member of Pi Kappa Lambda Honors Music Society
  • Thesis: Blues Women, Revolutionary Women of Jazz
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
Tennessee Tech University Cookeville, TN , Expected in 12/2010 Bachelor of Arts : Performance - GPA :
  • Received Diversity Scholarship
  • Majored in Trumpet Performance
  • Graduated with 3.3 GPA
  • Dean's List
  • National Trumpet Competition Semi-Finalist.
Smith County High School Carthage, TN, Expected in 05/2013 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.8 GPA
  • Elected Band King
  • Elected to Senior Class Secretary
  • Student Council Elect
  • Science and Math Club
  • Homecoming Representative
  • Received Fowler Stanton Scholarship
  • Coursework in English, Science, and Math
Work History
Basis.Ed - Recording Artist
Washington, DC, 01/2020 - Current
  • Selected appropriate pieces to meet performance needs and showcase skills.
  • Used printed text and musical notations to memorize musical selections and routines.
  • Practiced 20 hours per week to maintain and improve technical skills.
  • Selected music carefully in order to achieve balance of musical styles on program.
  • 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.
  • Branched out from Trumpet o learn Various Brass and Percussion Instruments.
  • Composed, arranged and recorded 50 original songs.
  • Transposed music to alternate keys with speed and accuracy.
  • Maintained private studio of 8 students for 3 years.
  • Promoted musical career by maintaining website or social media presence.
  • Worked on tours, recordings and film orchestrations.
  • Achieved desired tonal and harmonic balance by communicating clearly with musicians.
The Shadow Scene - Podcast Host
City, STATE, 06/2018 - Current
  • Delivered exceptional programming to audience members by always researching events, guests and programs thoroughly.
  • Informed audience about Worldwide Music events, general PSAs and music titles and artists.
  • Humor through the use of social media memes
  • Dialogue about social/economic issues that affect the music scene.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
  • Introducing audiences to on the rise artist.
Self- Employed ( Les McDonald) - Professional Musician
City, STATE, 01/2011 - Current
  • Promoted musical career by maintaining website or social media presence.
  • Performed as part of international tour with trumpet ensembles across Southeast region.
  • Transposed music to alternate keys with speed and accuracy.
  • Maintained private studio of 8 students over 3 years.
  • Worked on tours, recordings and film orchestrations.
  • Collaborated with dance department in creating scores for choreography projects.
  • Selected music carefully in order to achieve balance of musical styles on program.
  • Performed at average of 8 events per month, including special functions, rehearsals and recordings.
  • Achieved desired tonal and harmonic balance by communicating clearly with musicians.
  • Practiced 20 hours per week to maintain and improve technical skills.
  • Selected appropriate pieces to meet performance needs and showcase skills.
  • Composed, arranged and recorded 50 original songs.
  • Studied scores at length to learn music in detail and develop suitable interpretations.
  • Composed and arranged music and recorded music in studios for radio, film, or television.
  • Accompanied morning worship services on trumpet, handbells, and vocals as part of worship team.
  • Lead rehearsals by demonstrating specific song parts.
  • Conducted ensemble at rehearsals and during both live and recorded performances.
  • Specialized in both classical and contemporary music.
  • Repaired and maintained quality of various instruments.
  • Met with soloists and concertmasters to discuss and prepare for performances.
  • Inspected instruments and inventoried musical library.
  • Scheduled rehearsals with other musicians and choirs.
  • Attended regular practices and private lessons to hone skills.
  • Composed songs for over 30 instruments.
  • Accompanied vocalists or instrumental soloists.
  • Accompanied modern and ballet dance classes and performances.
  • Promoted events and performances by participating in media interviews.
Nashville Metro Public Schools - Music Teacher
City, STATE, 01/2016 - 03/2020
  • Maintained student records and evaluated each pupil's musical growth, performance and musical understanding, using MS office and MS Excel
  • Taught students to identify different instruments from instrument's sound and shape.
  • Coordinated concerts, competitions, special events and music exams for 80 students.
  • Developed strong working relationships with teachers, parents and students to propel school and departmental vision and goals.
  • Mentored struggling students with individualized approach to enhance learning.
  • Familiarized students with basic concepts of music such as notes, tempo, symphony, beats, compositions and chords.
  • Oversaw and approved music selections submitted by teachers and composed music for department.
  • Guided and instructed 80 music students in music theory and instrument playing.
  • Taught curriculum enhanced lesson plans to educate 80 students about fundamentals and history of music.
  • Orchestrated and implemented teacher workshops for professional learning to carry out vital training.
  • Coordinated with departmental employees to maintain continuity of music lesson objectives, planning and execution.
  • Oversaw student progress by reviewing performance utilizing metrics.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Belmont University
  • University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • Tennessee Tech University
  • Smith County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Recording Artist
  • Podcast Host
  • Professional Musician
  • Music Teacher

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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