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Skillful Guitar Teacher resume

Brian Silverman
Professional Summary
Professional Guitar Teacher who has world touring experience and specializing in tailored learning paths for beginner through advanced level students of all ages and musical backgrounds. Providing private lessons, experimental instruction and ensemble classes to professional actors as well as improving students' improvisational skills, and overall performance skills as applied to contemporary musical styles. Specializes in  Rock, Alternative, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Rap, R&B and Funk.
Skills
  • Supervision, Evaluation & Development
  • Scheduling & Student Advising
  • Administrative Assistance
  • Budget Management
  • Concert Management
  • Managing Classroom for Diverse Populations
  • Effective Time Management
  • Curriculum Management
  • Expertise in Guitar Theory & Performance
  • Ability to Motivate Others
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Patience & Enthusiasm 
  • Professional Performance Experience 
  • Age-appropriate Lesson Planning
Work History
Private Guitar Teacher, 05/2013 to Current
Berkely College of Music Culver City, CA
  • Teaching individual students, ages 5 to adult.
  • Acquiring appropriate teaching materials and resources and teaching music theory, sight reading, improvisation and technique. Styles include: Rock, Alternative, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Rap, R&B and Funk.
  • Assessing students' abilities, providing feedback and writing reports and arranging recitals and concerts for pupils' families and friends.
  • Planning and preparing lessons in relation to students' needs and developing guitar lesson marketing materials.
  • Making contact with students' parents to explain the lessons and the progress of each student.
  • Creating interest in the guitar lessons and and maintaining guitar lessons schedule.
  • Manage business, carry out administrative duties, networking and promoting services to the public via posters and online resources.
  • Motivating students and encouraging progress to maintain a network of contacts to ensure work continuity.
  • Keeping financial, administrative and business records as while advertising or publicising the business.
In house Guitar Instructor , 12/2006 to 05/2013
Jersey Boys 1st National Tour US & Canada
  • Performing in high paced show including playing 7 different guitars, singing background vocals, switching sound settings and patches while watching a conductor on the monitor and moving from off stage to on stage multiple times.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of music concepts and being able to communicate those concepts effectively to actors and musicians. 
  • Advanced understanding of guitar music theory and technique and effective time management and organizational skills to keep actors on task in an in-house lesson.
  • Create an encouraging and focused lesson atmosphere and assessing actors progression.
  • Striking a fine blend of theory and practical techniques and methods of guitar playing relevant to the tour show.
  • Ensuring that in-house training sessions are conducted in a friendly manner while maintaining discipline.
  • Understand needs, short and long term goals of different actors/musicians and altering methods of teaching accordingly.
  • Teaching correct method of holding the instrument and plucking the cords to create the right music for the show. 
  • Supervising and assessing the performance of actors and musicians. 
Private Guitar Teacher, 08/1996 to 08/2006
Self-Employed New York City, NY
  • Teaching individual students, ages 5 to adult; music theory, sight reading, improvisation and technique. Styles include: Rock, Alternative, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Rap, and R&B.
  • Explaining the structure of guitar and providing basic information about the instrument.
  • Chalking out customized lessons and plans for various students and documenting curriculum
  • Instructing students about basics of guitar playing and inviting veterans to deliver some extra lessons and thereby making students witness their matchless expertise.
  • Conducting special summer camp guitar coaching sessions.
  • Supervising and assessing the performance of students and informing their parents as and when necessary.
  • Organizing guitar playing competitions to boost up confidence of students and thus encouraging them for better performance.
Guitar Teacher, 08/1993 to 03/1996
Newbury Music Center Newbury, MA
  • Teaching private guitar lessons to children and adults including; sight reading, technique and improvisation, scales, and music theory.
  • Help students to prepare for music examinations, auditions and live performances.
  • keeping parents up to date on their children's progress.
Guitar Teacher, 08/1993 to 03/1996
Newbury Music Center Newbury, MA
  • Teaching private guitar lessons to children and adults including; scales, sight reading and music theory sight reading and improvisation.
  • Helping students to prepare for music examinations, auditions and live performances.
  • Keeping parents up to date on their children's progress.
  • Arranging lesson schedules, collecting fees and entering students for examinations.
  • Developing of materials and repertoire for students at different stages of their musical development.
  • Negotiating time and accommodation slots for school music lessons and work alongside classroom teachers on music activities. 
  • Working with groups of musicians such as choirs, ceilidh and jazz bands, wind or string ensembles and drumming groups
Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Major in Jazz Composition, 1994
Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA
Studied jazz orchestration, arranging and writing for small and large ensembles using advanced melodic, harmonic and rhythmic structures. Additional study of classical counterpoint, harmony and conducting.
Accomplishments
  • Jersey Boys 1st National Tour - Guitar 1. Playing over 2000 performances. (2006 – 2013)
  • Movin' Out -  Lead Guitar in the Twyla Tharp/Billy Joel, Broadway show playing over 200 shows (Gtr 1 & 2) with Billy Joel's band.  (2004 – 2006)
  • Hairspray -  Guitar 2, 3 shows a week subbing for Peter Calo (Carly Simon) and playing with Guitar 1, Jon Harrington ( Steely Dan). (2004 – 2006)
  • Performing guitarist for multiple Rock and Jazz bands & Clubs; Mercury Lounge, Luna Lounge, The Elbow Room, The Bitter End, The Sidewalk, Arlene Grocery, The Living Room, Tribeca Rock Club, Sine, Southpaw, North Six, The Pyramid, The Lion's Den, CBGB, CB's Gallery, The Knitting Factory, Kavehaz, The 55 Bar, TT the Bears, The Middle East, The Paradise, The Cutting Room and Pianos. (1996 – 2006)
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