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Angela Szpak
Qualifications
  • Customer Service
  • Computer Literate
  • Social Networking
  • Office Administration and management
  • Public Speaking
  • Retail
  • Mentoring
  • Budgeting
  • Theater
  • Multi Cultural adept

Excel/Access, Word, Word Perfect, Publisher, PowerPoint

Corel

Multiple Scheduling programs

Adobe, Photo Shop

HootSuite, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat

Affiliations
  • ASCP Skin Care, U.S.
  • Open Center, N.Y.
  • Kitty Kind, N.Y.
  • Peace of Heart Choir, N.Y.
  • Project Lipstick, N.Y.
  • Miss Plus America, U.S.
  • Beauty Angel, U.S.
  • Albany Coin Club
  • Audubon Society - Albany, Georgia
Education
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC May 2004 Bachelor of Music: Classical Music Performance New York City, New York, United States GPA: GPA: 0
Darton College 2018 Select One: Pre-Nursing Albany, GA
Red Cross 2013 CPR/AED/First Aid Albany, GA
  • Infant-Adults
Atelier Esthetique 2010 Aesthetics: Aesthetics New York City, NY, U.S.A.
Fred Pryor Computer Classes 1995 continuing education Atlanta
  • Basics in computer building
Schooling information Additional
  • Upon request
ASTECC Advanced Certificate: Manual Lymphatic Drainage United States
Additional Information
  • As a Classical Performer, I must perform in multiple languages, Travel, various styles and genres. Constantly in study and public relations.Press Pack available upon request

  • Aesthetician NY Licensed Oct 2010 ­ present

  • Skin care education, MLD, facials, peels to clients with follow-up. Must constantly continue education to stay medically current and re-certify as necessary. New York State Licensed.Full resume available upon request

  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certified: infants-Adults; as well as for Dogs and Cats

  • Experienced Assistant Marketer for self, Ms Plus America, Habitat for Humanity - Flint River Affiliate, Hot Talk Radio

  • Very experienced and respected event management and staff training and organization
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KRISTIN L PICHELMAN
Summary
  • Dynamic, experienced choir director and worship leader. 
  • Experienced singer, pianist, and instrumentalist
  • Consistently encourages open communication between church staff and musicians. Highly effective at building rapport.
  • Extremely flexible and competent musician and educator able to teach and coach adults, teens, and children to use their God-given musical skills in worship.
Skills
  • Making music rehearsals fun and worthwhile
  • Arranging and composing music for instrumentalists, vocalists, and keyboards
  • Accomplished singer.
  • Piano accompanying and teaching from the piano.
  • Using technology, including Smart Boards, iPads, Garage Band, Smart Music, presentation software.
  • Using technology for collaboration, such as Google docs and recordings.
  • Prayerfully showing Christian concern, caring, and kindness to all. 
Experience
Music Director 10/2012 to 07/2016 Southcross Community Church Burnsville, MN
  • Plan all music for worship with pastor and congregational leaders.year round.
  • Collaborate with volunteers on the contemporary worship team and lead congregational singing for each worship service.
  • Direct the adult choir during the school year.
  • Recruit instrumentalists for special services.
Music Instructor and Owner 01/1984 to Current Kris Pichelman's Music Lessons Burnsville, MN
  • Give weekly private/small group lessons on piano, woodwinds, and voice to students of all ages and levels using a variety of musical resources.
  • Accompany these students on piano for recitals, competitions, and Federation Festival, and solo and ensemble contest.
  • Stay active in professional music organizations and attend workshops and conventions.
  • Perform regularly in community choirs, orchestras, and bands to keep up my performance skills.
High School Choir Director and Elementary Music Teacher Long Term Substitute 09/2015 to 12/2015 South Washington County Public Schools Woodbury, MN
  • Taught and conducted men's and women's freshman choirs, advanced women's choir, and advanced mixed choir at East Ridge High School at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Regularly communicated with the regular teacher, other district music teachers, administrators, and parents..
  • Hosted and conducted the annual Masterworks choral and orchestral concert, which successfully combined the choirs from Park, Woodbury, and East Ridge High Schools.
  • Taught elementary general music part time at Royal Oak Elementary.
Music Leader and Musician 06/2008 to 08/2010 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Burnsville, MN
  • Planned worship with committee.
  • Wrote worship services.
  • Led worship band and played organ for worship services.
  • Led children's music for Sunday School.
  • Directed the Lutheran school and Sunday School childrens' Christmas programs.
Music and Drama Camp Director 06/2008 to 08/2010 Faith Covenant Church Burnsville, MN
  • Overall director and choreographer for productions of "Life School Musical" in summer of 2008.
  • Directed the music and choreographed a production of "GPS" in summer of 2009.
  • Directed the music and choreographed a production of "Survivor Babylon" in summer of 2010.
  • DVDs of these performances are available for your review.
Children's Choir Director and Worship Leader 10/2005 to 01/2008 Grace Lutheran Church Apple Valley, MN.
  • Directed two weekly children's choirs with monthly performances.
  • Attended worship planning meetings.
  • Led singing as the contemporary worship leader.
  • Led music and singing for Grace Bible School.
School Band Director 09/2004 to 01/2010 Good Shepherd Lutheran School Burnsville, MN.
  • Recruited students in grades 5 to 8 on all band instruments and gave them weekly lessons.
  • Raised money to purchase supplies, instruments, and music for the band program.
  • Accompanied students on piano for school performances.
  • Directed after school band and presented concerts.
Highest Praise Director 12/2003 to 08/2006 Director and Soprano for Highest Praise Faith Covenant Church Burnsville, MN
  • Chose repertoire, recruited, sang soprano, and directed "Highest Praise", the women's contemporary vocal ensemble at Faith Covenant church.
  • Directed and sang with this group for a reunion concert in April, 2012.
Choir Director 08/1997 to 05/2002 Bethlehem Covenant Church Minneapolis, MN
  • Planned worship with committee and pastor.
  • Directed adult choir.
  • Directed children's choir.
  • Recruited and directed instrumentalists for special services.
Music Coordinator and Director 07/1992 to 05/1996 Salem Lutheran Church West St Paul, MN
  • Planned worship with committee.
  • Directed adult choir and coached soloists.
  • Directed youth choir and coached soloists.
  • Arranged music for and directed youth orchestra.
  • Directed youth hand bell choir.
  • Recruited instrumentalists for special services.
  • Led worship band on piano and vocals.
Adult and Children's Choir Director 07/1987 to 01/1992 All Saints and Cross of Hope Lutheran Churches Albuquerque, NM
  • Planned worship with the pastors.
  • Directed adult choir.
  • Directed children's choir.
  • Recruited instrumentalists for special services.
Education
Master of Music: Choral Music and Conducting 1996 University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Performed in Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Thomas Lancaster.
  • Performed in Concert Choir, conducted by Ms. Kathy Romey
  • Organized, recruited, rehearsed, and conducted Schubert's Mass in G with Salem Lutheran's Choir and friends, soloists, string orchestra, and organ for Master's degree conducting recital.
Bachelor of Arts: Instrumental and Choral Music Education 1985 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wisconsin GPA: Graduated magna cum laude. Dean's List
  • Graduated magna cum laude.
  • Dean's List, five years
  • Received two music department scholarships.
  • Member of SAI, women's music fraternity.
  • Studied bassoon, voice, piano, and oboe.
  • Student taught K-12 general music, band, and choir in Mondovi, WI public schools.
Performance Experience
  • Rosemount Community Band, 2013 to current; principal bassoonist

  • University of MN Opera Theatre Workshop Production of The Bartered Bride, fall Semester 2013; cast member and soprano

  • Eat Street Players' (Mpls) production of The Music Man, fall 2012; pit orchestra bassoonist and clarinettist

  • Burnsville Civic Light Opera's production of Mame at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center, fall 2010; vocal coach and pit orchestra conductor

  • Second Stage Theatre's Production of Titanic; The Musical at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center, summer 2010; pit orchestra bassoonist

  • Dakota Valley Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and Chorus, 1996-2009; Principal bassoonist and soprano; board member, 2008-2009 season. Played in the 30th anniversary concert in April, 2016.

  • Austin MN Symphony Orchestra, 2007-2009; bassoonist

  • Applause Community Theatre's production of The Music Man at Mraz Center in Burnsville, summer 2005; cast member and soprano

  • Minnesota Chorale, 1995-1996 season; soprano

  • Quintessence-Choral Artists of the Southwest, 1990-1992; soprano

  • New Mexico Symphony Orchestra Chorus, 1988-1990; soprano

  • Albuquerque Civic Light Opera's production of Sweet Charity, 1988; cast member and soprano
Affiliations
  • Apple Valley Music Teachers (AVMTA) local chapter of the National Federation of Music Clubs; active member since 1998. Chapter secretary 2000-2004.
  • SongWorks Educators International
  • American Choral Director's Association (ACDA)
  • Contest Judge for Minnesota State High School League
  • International Aerobatic Club, Chapter 78, a division of EAA, Experimental Aircraft Association; club treasurer from June 2002. .
Certifications
  • MN State Teaching License number 305086
  • 5-12 Classroom Music
  • K-12 Reading
  • K-12 Band
  • K-12 Vocal
  • NETA Certified Yoga Instructor
  • Yoga Calm Teacher
  • CPR/First Aid certified
Interests
  • lifelong learning
  • yoga and physical fitness
  • Yoga Calm for children
  • composing music
  • aerobatics and general aviation
  • water sports
  • winter sports
References
  • Ms. Jennifer Largen, church secretary and choir member, Southcross Community Church, 1800 County Rd. 42, Burnsville, MN. 952-223-1817. churchoffice@southcrossmn.org

  • Mr. John Zschunke (pronounced "chunky"), middle school and Rosemount Community Band director, Rosemount Middle School, 3135 143rd st. West, Rosemount, MN. 651-423-7570. John.Zschunke@district196.org

  • Mr. Steven Goldade, Principal, Mendota Elementary School, Mendota Heights, MN. school: 651-403-8001. Cell: 651-336-7449. steven.goldade@isd197.org

  • Ms. Vicky Limesand, musician and music support leader, Southcross Community Church, Burnsville, MN. cell: 612-554-5111, vlimesand@gmail.com. Vicky is also a fourth grade teacher at Diamond Path Elementary in Rosemount.

  • Ms. Colleen Martin-Oake, choir director, Rosemount Middle School, Rosemount, MN. 651-423-7570 Colleen.MartinOake@district196.org


  • Additional references available on request
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Katharina Fernandez
Professional Summary
My career goal is to merge a passion for fitness and fashion design. I am a creative fashion student with experience showcasing a variety of fashion looks for Lasell College. Received two awards in fashion competitions. Studied abroad in Italy gaining a better understanding ofa global fashion market.
Skills
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
  • Dedication to fitness and wellness
  • Highlymotivated for personal improvement
  • Effectively communicates ideas
  • Work well independently or in group settings
  • Knowledge ofdesigning, patternmaking, and construction
  • Capable of mutli-tasking and prioritizing efforts
Work History
Hostess and Waitress 02/2013 to Current
Lemongrass Too 2625 Housley Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Worked throughout high school and when home from college.
  • Supported areas of the restaurant as requested, including answering phones, completing financial transactions, inventoryand restocking.
  • Addressed diner complaints with kitchen staff and served replacement menu items promptly.
  • Maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Demonstrated genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests.
Youth Assistant Choir Director 09/2015 to 05/2016
United Parish of Auburndale 64 Hancock St, Auburndale, MA 02466
  • Worked directly with children aged from 7 to 12 years old.
  • Arranged personal binders with selected compositions, chair placement, andorganized snack time.
  • Provided input for choreographic routines, stage placements, and costume selection.
  • Communicated regularly with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
Childcare Provider 10/2015 to 05/2016
United Parish of Auburndale 64 Hancock St, Auburndale, MA 02466
  • Worked with children ranging from infancy to 6 years old.
  • Engaged with children individually to meet their emotional and physical needs.
  • Sparked imagination by helping children discover new things while encouraging involvement.
  • Communicated with children\'s guardians about activities, behaviors and related issues.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Current Lasell College - 1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466
Bachelor of Arts: Fashion Design and Production with a minor in Fashion Merchandising Current Lasell College - 1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466
Awards
  • Recipient of the Lasell College Presidential Scholarship and the Lasell College Academic Achievement Award
  • 1st place winnerof John Bates Design Competition at Lasell College. May 2015
  • 2nd place for RMO (Recycle More Often) Runway Competition for Anne Arundel County, Maryland. May 2012
Additional Information
  • Studied abroadat Lorenzo De' Medici Institute for Fall 2016 in Florence, Italy 
  • Currently pursuing personal training certification with International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
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