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Professional Summary
Enthusiastic, creative professional who is excellent at working under pressure and juggling multiple tasks at once. Strengths include meeting challenges head-on and learning new concepts with ease.
  • Well organized
  • Follows instructions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Quick learner
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Basic computer skills
Work History
Pianist , 03/2015 to Current
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Calhoun, Louisiana
  • Select and prepare appropriate music for weekly prelude, postlude, and offertory.
  • Arrive early and prepared. 
  • Accompany Sunday services and choir rehearsals.

Private Piano Tutor, 04/2016 to Current
Self-Employed West Monroe, Louisiana
  • Teach note-reading, theory, sight-reading, and basic piano technique to students.
  • Make simple personalized lesson plans that cater to each student's personal abilities.
  • Select an arrangement of music so students learn a balance of musical styles.
  • Communicate objectives clearly and work with students to achieve their goals.

Hostess, 04/2016 to 01/2017
Peking Chinese Restaurant West Monroe, Louisiana
  • Trained all new hostess staff on restaurant procedures.
  • Greeted guests and promoted a positive atmosphere.
  • Assigned patrons to tables suitable for their needs and according to rotation.
  • Interacted positively with customers by assisting them with obtaining food from the buffet or with other requests as needed.
  • Answered telephone calls and responded to customer inquiries.
  • Cleaned and organized hostess station and other front of house areas.

Organist, 09/2005 to 03/2016
Peniel Baptist Church West Monroe, Louisiana
  • Arrived early and prepared.
  • Played organ for Sunday services and choral rehearsals.

Choral Singer , 08/2014 to 12/2014
Trinity Episcopal Church Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Studied music in preparation for weekly rehearsals.
  • Helped other choir members learn their parts.
  • Participated in Sunday services as well as other special events and services throughout the year.

Server, 05/2014 to 09/2014
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen West Monroe, Louisiana
  • Trained new staff.
  • Consistently provided professional, friendly, and attentive service by accurately recording customer orders and quickly keying their selections in at the Point of Sale station.
  • Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant, including answering telephones, cleaning tables, delivering food, and completing financial transactions for other staff.
  • Assisted with guest inquiries, and clarified guests' concerns and issues in a courteous manner, involving a manager when necessary.
  • Restocked the salad bar, refilled condiments, organized dishes, made tea, swept and mopped floors, bussed tables and kept dining area and work stations clean.

Bachelor of Arts: Music, 2014
University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Graduated with Honors with a cumulative GPA of 3.8.
  • Recipient of Annual Academic Excellence Scholarship.
  • Completed both oral communication and computer competency courses.
  • Participated in many of the choral ensembles including USM's Women's Chorus, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and the Southern Chorale.
  • Former member of USM's first female acapella group, Belletones.

High School Diploma: 2010
West Monroe High School - West Monroe, Louisiana
  • Ranked first out of the three hundred and ninety three students in graduating class.
  • Maintained a 4.0 GPA each year.
  • Member of the National Honor Society.
  • Member of the Junior Classical League.
  • Member of Rebel Choir and musical productions club .
  • Completed Introduction to Basic Computer Applications course.
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Professional Summary

Exceptional music producer and highly experienced musician with a proven background in providing strong musical leadership. Innovative individual with a diverse range of skills that is knowledge-based and promotes professionalism and collaboration.


  • Competent and creative band leader
  • Vast experience in music composition and arrangement
  • Comprehensive knowledge and application of music theory
  • Sound awareness of latest trends in commercial music styles
  • Strong devotion to time management
  • Proficient in interpersonal communication
  • Exemplary organization skills
  • Highly self-motivated
Work History
Nov 2017 - Current Nashville, TN
Contracted Music Producer / Quaver Music
  • Collaborates with the Music Director to determine and achieve desired sound for production.
  • Analyzes music from prerecorded song demos and compose new song arrangements.
  • Utilizes computers and synthesizers to compose, orchestrate, and arrange music.
  • Composes melodies and lyrics as needed for music arrangements.
Aug 2017 - Current Nashville, TN
Lead Music Director / Mount Zion Baptist Church Nashville Tn
  • Provides musical leadership and piano accompaniment for scheduled worship services and events.
  • Performs administrative tasks such as hiring musicians, managing payroll, negotiating budgets, and implementing and organizing an online database to distribute information to musicians.
  • Programs and produces music stems for all choir performances during church services.
  • Participates in the creative planning of the Sunday and special services with the Senior Pastor and board of General Overseers.
  • Collaborates with dance department in creating scores for choreography projects.
  • Develops, organizes and maintains online music library.
Jan 2016 - Aug 2017 Nashville, TN
Music Director / Mount Zion Baptist Church
  • Scheduled musicians for weekly services and rehearsals.
  • Collaborated with horn arranger on all arrangements and provide modifications to transcription when needed.
  • Managed budget and completed purchase requisitions for contractual musicians.
  • Analyzed and modified music to personalize performances.
Mar 2009 - Jan 2016 Nashville, TN
Traveling Organist / Mount Zion Baptist Church
  • Provided musical accompaniment for church services and rehearsals at all church locations.
  • Collaborated with Music Director on music arrangements.
  • Assisted Music Director with sound development and quality of musicians.
  • Interpreted and modified music arrangements to personalize performances.
Mar 2014 - Current Nashville, TN
Music Producer / AfterTouch Music Record Label
  • Responsible for overseeing music arrangements and production quality.
  • Hires musicians and negotiates budgets for studio sessions. Coordinates schedules of musicians and engineers.
  • Conducts musicians and provides music leadership during recording sessions.
  • Engineers and facilitates vocal recording sessions.
Nov 2012 - Aug 2017 Nashville , TN
Music Producer/Music Director / Marcus Perry Music
  • Supervises and manages all aspects of the music production/performance process from beginning to end.
  • Contracts and schedules musicians, arrangers, background vocalists and engineers to be used for sound recordings.
  • Schedules studio time for both band and vocal tracking sessions.
  • Configures, tests and troubleshoots all recording equipment (microphones, DAW, pre-amps, etc.) prior to tracking sessions.
  • Reviews and edits all recordings to assure music is industry standard.
2021 Nashville, TN
Master of Music (M.M.) in Commercial Music Media Composition And Arranging Candidate Belmont University
2011 Nashville
Bachelor of Music (B.M.) in Music Technology Emphasis , Piano Concentration Belmont University
Technical Skills
  • Piano
  • Keyboards/Synthesizers
  • Logic Pro X
  • Finale
  • Extensive Knowledge of Virtual Instrument Sound Libraries
  • Maschine
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Professional Summary
Work History
01/1995 to 12/2007
Pianist And Piano Teacher Boston Ballet Boston, MA
  • Performed at an average of [Number] events per month, including special functions, rehearsals and recordings.
  • Studied scores at length to learn music in detail and develop suitable interpretations.
  • Watched instructors and dancers closely for cues and directions.
  • Provided individual and group piano lessons for members of the company.
01/2005 to 12/2007
Piano Accompanist Mass Ballet Framingham, MA
  • Provided musical accompaniment on the piano for ballet classes.
  • Ensured that proper timing and rhythm was maintained. 
01/2000 to 12/2002
Piano Accompanist Handel and Haydn Society Boston, MA
  • Provided piano accompaniment for __________ for performances on a __________ basis
  • Studied classic and modern compositions for performances.
01/1996 to 12/2002
Piano Instructor Boston Conservatory at Berklee Boston, MA
  • Recruited and selected and average of [Number] national and international piano students each year.
  • Interpreted and modified music to personalize performances.
  • Organized and managed concerts, master classes and recordings.
  • Achieved desired tonal and harmonic balance by communicating clearly with musicians.
  • Studied scores at length to learn music in detail and develop suitable interpretations.
  • Selected music carefully in order to achieve a balance of musical styles on the program.
01/1996 to 12/1999
Private Piano Instructor Svetlana Ostrovskaya Boston, MA
  • Provided individualized instruction in ______________ methods
  • Curated specialized syllabus to increase the student\'s skill level.
  • Provided mentorship and guidance both personally and professionally
01/1997 to 12/1999
Piano Instructor Marblehead Community Charter School Marblehead, MA
  • Monitored students\' workflow and behaviors throughout the training process.
  • Administered performance reviews to evaluate each student\'s progress.
  • Clearly communicated objectives for all lessons, units and projects to all students.
  • Used a variety of assessment tools and strategies to improve instruction methods.
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Professional Summary
Skilled classical musician who constantly strives to improve technical skills. Seeks a position with a Choir that will allow for continued professional and musical development.
  • Perfect pitch
  • Dedicated
  • Plays Piano and Organ
  • Enthusiastic about Religion
  • Good at working with others
Work History
Assistant Organist, 01/2014 to Current
Our Lady of The Annunciation Church 97 King Rd, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 2T5
  • Practiced Organ many times per week to maintain and improve technical skills.
  • Planned and organized concerts and programs for the church.
  • Specialized in both classical and contemporary music.

High School Diploma: Current
Cardinal Carter Catholic High School - Aurora Ontario

Awarded first place at Arts Richmond Hill (2013)

Attended many programs with the RCCO where I gained knowledge in operating and repair of pipe and digital organs.