Sample Music Arranger Resume

Notice how the job seeker in this sample music arranger resume opens with a clear objective of what he wants. He then lists only those previous work experiences that pertain to this particular job. All music arranger resumes should include this vital information.

Ryan Job-Seeker
678 Freedom Lane
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Music Arranger


Trained and experienced professional with strong grasp of music theory; versatile in all brass instruments and piano; ability to transpose and transcribe; background in orchestration


Music Arranger, 2000 to present:

American Music Productions, Inc., Big City, USA.

Responsible for matching performers' needs and wishes in arranging vocal pieces that work well for them. Sampling of pop artists: Amy Bigelow, Jonathan Logan, Cozette Damon and the Swizzle Sisters.

Music Arranger, 1998-2000:

Community Music Productions, Little Town, USA.

Arranged original pop songs for local groups performing in Little Town cafes, restaurants, bars and county fairs. Arrangements that made the Top Ten Chart: "Honey," "Last Kiss," "Fire in Your Eyes."


M.A., Music Arrangement, 1997
Any City University, Any City, USA


American Association of Musicians

Secretary-at-Large 2006

NOTE: Write a complete music arranger resume, including expanded information of the kind you see in this condensed sample. Employers expect about two pages. Include your work experience as a music arranger as well as your training and recognition.