Passionate and versatile freelance Performance Artist with both stage and office experience. Extensive background in ventures that capture emerging trends in the arts building opportunities. Energetic, results-oriented team-player eager to bring strong administrative skills to a strong company in need of top-level support.
Meticulous attention to detail
Strong problem solver
Dedicated team player
Facilitated onboarding of new employees by scheduling training, answering questions and processing paperwork.
Successfully trained staff in all office systems and databases, policies and procedures while focusing on minimizing errors and generating superior results.
Supervise lease contract, negotiations and renewals between tenants and management.
Investigated and analyzed client complaints to identify and resolve issues.
Improved office organization by compiling quarterly budget reports, financial spreadsheets, organizational charts and company data reports using advanced Microsoft Excel functions.
Supported High Profile CEO through personal document management, calendar organization and collateral preparation for meetings.
Performed with reputable companies in high profile locations includingMosaïque (Vienna, Opera), Sally Bowles Presents (Berlin, Germany), Fort Worth Opera, Gotham Comedy CLub (New York City), and Le Poisson Rouge (New York City).
Worked with well-known musicians, including Carol Yahr, Diana Soviero, Ruth Falcon and Anthony Manoli.
Participated in Masterclasses with Linda Watson in 2014, Jane Eaglen in 2011, Cori Ellison in 2011, and Michèle Crider in 2009.
Original Member of Opera Cowgirls a touring operatic band focused in educational outreach for adult audiences.
Involved in production for various shows including concerts, cabarets, showcases, comedy shows, and variety shows.
10/2015 to 05/2016
Voice TeacherDie Etage － Berlin, Germany
Communicated in both english and german to ensure maximum retention
Structured weekly lessons focused on improving singing techniques and dramatic interpretation.
Focused vocal exercises to students specific needs
Prepared students for upcoming auditions and performances
Encouraged students to create relatable translations transforming english musical theater pieces into relatable German text creating dramatic relatability.
10/2012 to 05/2014
Leasing DirectorEberhart Brother, Inc － New York City, NY
Schedule apartment viewings with current tenants and accompany prospective tenants on apartment showings.
Oversee complete leasing process including qualifying tenant, lease contacts, negotiations, and signings.
Supervise current leases and timley renewals
Advise current tenants with several forms of documentation to non-renewals.
Expense Tracking and managing databases
Maintaining and coordinating a office calendar, communications, and supplies
Manage and train part-time and full-time employees in leasing office
Revise company handbook
Provided administrative duties for President, Owners and other Executives.
01/2011 to 01/2012
Administrative Roles, Executive assistantTemporary Services － New York City, NY
Clerical duties including answering phones, filing, taking notes, and general office upkeep
Managing calendars and coordinating meetings
Greeting and assisting clients while also updating and maintaining files
Assisting with credit card payments and updating invoicing.
01/2010 to 01/2011
Accounting AssistantMarc Jacobi CPA and Associates － Fredericksburg, TX
Data entry in QuickBooks
Tax return preparation, assembling Tax Returns, and calling clients
Maintaining Excel spreadsheets for client information and reconciliation
Clerical duties including filing, email and phone.
02/2007 to 07/2008
Director of Choral ActivitiesKennedale Independent School District － Kennedale, TX
Taught multiple choirs, music appreciation and music history courses
Organized programing including additional rehearsals, concerts, fundraising, and competitions
Focused on recruitment of students in addition to parent organizations and volunteers
Doubled KISD choral program size in one year
Competed in annual competitions, improving previous years scoring by 45%.
01/2001 to Current
Voice TeacherPrivate Studio － NYC, Fort Worth, Arlington, Berlin, NY,TX & Germany
Plan weekly lessons to build foundational skills for a strong technique applicable to any genre of singing
Tailored lessons specifically to individual student
Educate singers on repertoire and musicality
Teach students to learn a piece of music in its entirety with the structure and form of any piece including text, themes, rhythm, and pitch teaching the student to express artistic creativity that is applicable to specific genres and students artistic integrity while integrating fundamental vocal techniques.
Masters: Music Voice PerformanceTexas State University － San Marcos, TXMusic Voice Performance
Bachelor of Arts: MusicSt. Mary's University － San Antonio, TXMusic
Upper Intermediate (B2):German, Italian
Elementary (A2; Beginner): French, Spanish
Web Based skills: OperaBase, Social media (i.e. Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook), Basic HTML, Virtual Communications (i.e. Skype, Google Hangouts, FaceTime, Instant Message) Cloud Management,
Personal skills: enthusiastic, aimiable, people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills, delegates effectivley, attentive, flexible, ambitious, dependeble, concientious, thoughtful