After spending more than 30 years in the musical instrument retail industry, I have gained experience in every facet of the business to which I have dedicated my life. My education and experience have prepared me for all of the challenges of this ever changing industry. My passion for the health and stability of this industry is my strongest asset. I have worked from the ground floor entry position of a piano delivery boy all the way to the ownership of my own store. Now, I find myself working for the industry leader in commitment to customer satisfaction and the highest standards of associate training and leading technology.
Responsible for sales and merchandising in the acoustic room of the guitar department for this location. Additionally responsible for sales and customer service as needed/available throughout the department and the entire store. Organizer and facilitator for " Pickin' and Grinnin' " acoustic jam night every friday evening.
Responsible for customer service/care for retail customers including sales, merchandising, returns and assisting other associates in resolution of customer issues.
Sales and merchandising in the drum/percussion department.
Responsible for all aspects of retail music store. Hiring/firing and training of sales and teaching staff. Director of 200+ student music instruction program with 7 to 8 instructors. Acted as bookkeeper, purchasing agent, manager, advertising coordinator and sales person.
Responsible for daily operation of retail music store. Hiring/firing and training of staff. Purchasing, bookkeeping and advertising. Director of 60+ student lesson program with 3 - 4 teachers.
Production of weekend radio broadcasts and daily commercial production for advertising clients.
Training for radio/tv production and performance. Study of Adobe Audition, NexGen and Avid softwares.
Study of Music Theory, Music History and Music Appreciation
Study of Music Theory, Music Literature, Music History, Music Composition, Piano Performance, Vocal Performance, Instrumental Performance (emphasis in Clarinet)
Advanced placement courses as well as emphasis on music.
Band, Jazz Band, Chorus, Advanced Chorus, Ensemble
Honors include - All State Band ( 4 years) All State Chorus ( 2 years)
All County Band (4 years) All County Chorus (2 years) County Choral Ensemble
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