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Musicians create and/or perform music and they work either independently or as employees of orchestras, choirs, bands, opera companies and theaters. A typical Musician resume sample lists tasks like rehearsing, attending auditions, performing in concerts, taking part in recording sessions, extending the music repertoire, and promoting their music. Those seeking to become Musicians should be able to display on their resumes creativity, musical talent, the ability to perform in front of crowds, physical endurance in case they will go on tour often, and good communication abilities. Formal education is not mandatory, but may be required by theaters or opera halls.

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Musician

Extremely dedicated and self-motivated musician, have mastered several instruments; guitar, drums, alto saxophone, piano, and singing

  • Formed a band in October 2010, have performed 20-30 concerts with nationally recognized and local acts at various venues in Fargo/Moorhead area such as; The New Direction, The Nestor, Gio's, The Legacy Ballroom, and The Aquarium
  • Developed strong leadership and group effort skills as Lead Guitarist as well as essential social skills
  • Released a full length debut album June 9, 2012
  • Have been interviewed live on KNDS 96.3 FM radio as well as having 2 songs broadcasted
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Civil Engineering
2

Musician

Greeted and ascertained customer needs

  • Answered questions asked by customers in person and via telephone
  • Stocked shelves with supplies and organized displays
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain the visual appeal of the store
  • Verified that all customers received receipts for purchases
  • Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent service.
  • Trained and served as a peer coach for new sales associates.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Industrial
3

Marine Musician

  • French Horn Instrumentalist - Worked long, continuous hours completing strenuous musical tasks
  • Music librarian - Self-motivated, enjoyed a challenge to improve efficiency on assigned jobs
  • Security duties - Proven ability to respond immediately and confidently in emergencies, and effectively apply critical thinking during crucial moments, secured millions of dollars worth of equipment while on post
  • Daily maintenance routines - Attention to detail, concerned with quality, and ensured tasks were completed correctly, and on time
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School
Progress
4

Musician

Guitarist, bassist, pianist, and vocalist.

  • Composed and digitally recorded music.
  • Managed performance contracts and schedules.
  • Performed in New York City and Philadelphia venues.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
5

Lead Musician/pastor Assistant

Develops and leads the worship music ministry for the church, in consultation with the senior pastor, in a way that is consistent with the church values, mission, and theology.

  • Select and plan music for Sunday and midweek services, as well as lead other musicians.
  • Administrative duties of answering phones, constructing meetings, engaging the staff, and developing church announcements.
  • Increasing customer base; providing cleaning estimates
  • Managed crew and trained based on industry standard procedures
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Physical Therapy Assistant
6

Professional Musician

Perform, compose, and distribute my music.

  • Successfully manage my career (expenses, earnings, etc.)
  • Have impressed many music industry veterans with my exceptional work-ethic(s), talent, and attitude
  • Provided guitar instruction (ear-training, note reading, improvising, etc) to children and young adults
  • Transformed beginning guitarists into above average players
  • Marketed my guitar teaching business to the community at large
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
GED
GED
7

Musician

Marched percussion for four years and won The Granada Hills Marching Band competition 2011 and 2012

  • Played various jazz festivals such as Playboy jazz festival, Success through the Arts Foundation at Orpheum, Gardena jazz festival and the Pico Rivera sports arena.
  • Performed events with award winning jazz combo such as Washington prep jazz combo, LAUSD All City jazz combo with Kevin Eubanks.
  • Currently performs with Chris Gonzalez and High Price Band, Alphaluv Ministries, Randy Garcia owner and Co-founder of Zynko Studios, Veronica Leal, Danny Berrios, Tony Perez.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
8

Professional Musician

Performed in hundreds of paying gigs with a variety of different bands.

  • Taught lessons specifically tailored to students' personal goals.
  • Networked and marketed myself to acquire gigs and students.
  • Demonstrated outstanding academic performance in Communication courses in both individual and group contexts.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
BA
Communication Studies
Social Science
9

Full-time Enlisted Musician/sailor

Participate in official military ceremonies for national and international dignitaries, parades, events, and concerts

  • Organize and oversee safe, effective, and timely loading and unloading of 3,000 pounds of band equipment.
  • Regularly coordinate and manage 19-person work teams during military evolutions.
  • Over 500 performances for audiences exceeding 1.7 million
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Cultural Studies
Jazz Studies
10

Musician/ Praise and Worship Leader

Prepared music for the choir's weekly rehearsal

  • Listened and responded to the congregations' needs and concerns
  • Effectively communicated with musicians
  • Reviewed and made changes to musicians and singers quality of performance
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy

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