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Seek the Challenging Position of Musician
A highly talented Musician with extensive experience in entertaining live audiences in nightclubs, concert halls, and theaters featuring opera, musical theater, and dance; Deep background in playing for live audiences and exclusively for recording and production studios; in addition to teaching.
Summary of Qualifications
More than twelve years of experience in music.
Uncommon knowledge of music gained since early age.
Remarkable ability to play pieces in a historically accurate way.
Flexibility, energy, and ability to practice daily.
Deep understanding on how to care for musical instruments.
High degrees of self-motivation- practice without supervision, and strong adherence to time for rehearsals and concerts.
Profound ability to listen to everyone's suggestions during music productions, as well as an excellent team member when rehearsing and performing.
Excellent ability to respond quickly to verbal directions and aural cues.
Unmatchable ability to express self through music.
Proficiency in playing key board, guitar and trumpet.
Uncommon enthusiasm for and ability in music and teaching.
Excellent organizational skills.
Profound ability to communicate musical concepts and instructions clearly.
H&S Music, NY 2002 - Present
Perform regular public concerts.
Record sessions on a regular basis.
Deliver educational work in schools and the wider community.
Play from memory, following the score and/or improvising.
Arrange for the transportation of large instruments.
Set up/tuning the instrument two hours before rehearsal if acclimatization is necessary.
Prepare for rehearsals by reading the score, studying the individual instrument's part and listening to recordings.
Rehearse with the orchestra and try out new ideas.
Maintain the instruments.
Organize concerts, with the help of the agency.
Re-evaluate performances and think about the music, style and composer whilst working towards an appropriate version future performance.
Learn new pieces of music to extend repertoire.
Research and write program notes for concerts.
Cousins Dance School, NY 1997 - 2002
Led students aged 6-adult in hip hop, jazz, and tap classes which included warm up, stretch and strengthen, and cool down segments.
Assisted in the development of the dance curriculum to meet dance teacher education certification.
Generated new ways to present material to keep students interested and involved.
Organized classes for maximum student benefit in time allotted.
Choreographed new combinations and routines on a weekly basis.
Cousins High School, NY 1993 - 1997
Instrument Music Teacher
Planned a program of study that met the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students.
Created a classroom environment that was conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
Guided the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and established, in harmony with the goals, clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
Employed instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
Assessed the accomplishment of students on a regular basis and provided progress reports as provided.
Diagnosed the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis; sought the assistance of district specialists as required.
Counseled with colleagues, students, and parents on a regular basis.
Assisted the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, developed reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintained order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
Assisted the administration in implementing District goals and policies related to the educational and operational needs of the District.
New York University, NY
MS degree in Musicology (1995)
New York University, NY
BS degree in Theater Arts (1992)