United States 66720
Chanute, KS 66720
email@example.com phone: 620-212-6229
Areas of Experience
• Private Piano Instructor - 46 years
• Keyboard and Vocal Performer - 46 years
• Keyboard Accompanist - 46 years
• Church Music Program Director - 32 years
• Class Music Instructor - 1 year
• Piano Class Instructor - 2 years
Summary of Qualifications
• Excellent music educational skills with piano students of all ages and levels for 46 years
• Track record of talented students with superior performances for 46 years: students have won first place in state competitions, grades of "A" in music juries, and first place in state piano competitions
• Highly skilled in the motivation and development of younger students
• Dedication to each student's progress while encouraging individual self-expression
• Variety of experiences as church music director, keyboard accompanist, and performer
Private Piano Instructor 1967 - present
Teaching piano students of all ages and levels using established methods while encouraging self-expression in the learning process. My students have the opportunity to experience various styles of music and to focus on musical styles that appeal to them. My teaching approach is to combine fun with learning.
Piano Class Instructor 1976 - 1978
Taught class of piano students in colleges and churches in a fair and balanced approached of equal participation that respected each individual student's rate of progress.
Professional Pianist and Vocalist 1967 - present
Performing various styles of music such as classical, gospel and pop in a variety of forums such as colleges and public recitals, most notably Ford Auditorium in Detroit, MI. Have won state piano competitions.
Piano Accompanist 1967 - present
Piano accompaniment for church services in various locations, most recently Grace Episcopal Church, Chanute, KS. Also providing piano accompaniment to students of all ages and levels including voice, band, and orchestral instruments.
Class Music Instructor - St. Patrick's School, Chanute, KS 2013 - 2014
Instructed K-5 students in all areas of music education including preparation for group musical performances.
Church Music Director 1970 - 2002
Responsible for all musical activities in various churches including music selection, choir formation and development, and individual participation. Site examples:
Greenville Church of God - NC Friendly Missionary Baptist - MI
Winterville Pentecostal Holiness - NC Calvary Baptist Church - MI
Maranatha Free Will Baptist - NC Penial Baptist Church - MI
Greenville Pentecostal Holiness - NC Lighthouse Church of God-KS
Additional Experience: Associate - Amazon.com, Coffeyville, KS 2007 - 2014
Dining Room Attendant - Taco John's, Chanute, KS 2014 - present
Associate in Applied Science degree: 1984
Pitt Community College – Greenville, NC
Major: Electronic Data Processing: Business
Grade Point Average 3.862
Bachelor of Music degree: 1977
Marygrove College – Detroit, MI
Major: Piano Performance
Minor: Music Literature
Grade Point Average 3.52
Interlochen Music Camp
Traverse City, MI
Michigan Conservatory of Music
I generally charge $200 for full recitals, plus travel expenses. There is some flexibility in that financial situations are considered.
I love performing and sharing the God-given talents of music to the world.
Orchestral Playing, Session Work, Solo Performance, Early Music, Contemporary Music, Improvisation
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