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Pianists are usually employed by orchestras and bands and they also are an important part of church services. Their role is providing suitable background music for various events. Based on our collection of sample resumes, the most sought-after qualities in a Pianist are musical talent, musical notation knowledge, the ability to play any musical arrangement in front of a public, physical endurance, good communication skills, and agreeing to work irregular hours. Most Pianists make display of training in music theory and performance in their resumes and often undergo private formal instruction.

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GA / Private Piano Teacher and Church Pianist

Taught private piano lessons to over 30 students in both home and via a private school setting

  • Instructed children in learning to read music and to understand music theory
  • Coordinated yearly recitals for students
  • Church pianist in various churches for over 20 years
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BA
Music
BS
Early Childhood Education
BS
Early Childhood Education
2

Pianist

Attended every practice in a timely manner.

  • Performed 10 pieces for a diverse group of 30-50 college students and adults every Sunday.
  • Promoted efficiency through assisting with setup and cleanup every service.
  • Responded rapidly to commands given by the choir leader to help ensure a smooth service.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
3

Pianist

30 years experience teaching private lessons and performing music in groups and as a solo pianist.

  • Experience teaching students of all ages and abilities piano, guitar, flute, and electric bass.
  • Play and teach classical, jazz, pop/rock, old standards and new pieces.
  • Teach theory, harmony, ear training, and improvisation. Students not only learn how to play a piece of music but learn how to analyze it.
  • Music should be fun. Make learning to play an instrument enjoyable, and have it become an experience that will last a lifetime.
  • Teach basic skills such as sight-reading and timing along with exposure to theory through the use of scales and chords.
  • Give every student the skills to play a Chopin waltz as well as a pop tune currently on the radio.
  • Open the student's mind to a whole new world of composers and their music. When taught the right way music is a rewarding and enriching experience.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Music Composition
Music
4

Organist/pianist/accompanist

Provided organ and/or piano music for two worship services.

  • Accompanist for an adult vocal choir, an adult hand-bell choir, and two children's choirs.
  • Played the organ and/or the piano for weddings, funerals and memorial services.
  • Assisted with worship and music planning.
  • Performed recitals on the organ and the piano
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Computer Operations
HS
Paralegal Studies
AA
Associate of Arts
5

Organist/pianist

Pianist/organist for Contemporary & Traditional services, service music and congregational songs

  • Accompanied Chancel Choir, Praise Team, soloist and other ensembles
  • Revived and directed bell choir
  • Served as substitute choir director as needed
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Piano
Organ/church Music
6

Pianist

Assist the musical director as needed for services throughout the week as the keyboardist

  • Prepare and perform contemporary and or traditional music for weekly worship services
  • Actively participate in the development of the church's praise band, assist the music minister to develop and/or maintain the church's band through regular rehearsals and musical direction.
  • Coordinate with Music Director to accompany soloists and instrumentalists, as well as other choirs and praise team on occasion.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
MA
Music
7

Organist/pianist/accompanist

Organist for weekly Sunday worship service, which was aired weekly on radio station 98.7 KISS FM.

  • Accompany choir for special performances in major concert halls, concert tours, recordings for television and audio productions, documentaries, theater, radio and an advertisement.
  • Special Performances include: Rehearsal pianist for Jazz at Lincoln Center's Abyssinian 200 Mass written by Wynton Marsalis, Accompanied Ashford & Simpson in Celebration of Abyssinian's 200th Anniversary, The NY Historical Society, Symposium on Music and the Brain, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Inauguration 2006, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cathedral at St. John the Divine, New York Pops Orchestra Holiday Celebration at Carnegie Hall - Recorded for National Public Radio, United Nations Ambassadors Dinner honoring United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan and then Secretary of State, Madeline Albright at the Waldorf Astoria, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Chautauqua Music Center, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, Conductor, Schubert Theater on Broadway, Alvin Ailey II, World Financial Center and the Charles Ives Theater.
  • Television/Documentaries: Fox News Christmas Special, The Barbara Walter's Television Special, "Heaven", 2005, The Gospel According to Jesus, Pipe Organs in the USA, Pulling Out the Stops, The Civil War, Peter Jennings Special, Post 911 Sunday Service nationally televised 2001, and Channel 11 Christmas Special.
  • Commercial: Con Edison
  • Recitalist: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Union Theological Seminary Conference, National Baptist Convention-Madison Square Garden, Visiting Artist Series - Hampton University and numerous churches in the tri-state area.
Candidate Info
62
years in
workforce
33
years
at this job
BA
Music And Early Childhood Education
Msw
8

Pianist

  • Rehearsal Pianist for Michael W Smith - Kennedy Center, DC
  • Perform for special charity events, such as Jill's House fundraiser, with Amy Grant
  • Pianist for private functions, background music and special events in Washington DC area
  • Independent Beauty Consultant with Mary Kay
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Organ
Organ And Piano
Piano And Organ
9

Pianist

  • After moving to Memphis, TN in late 2005, I began to build my skills as a pianist in various genres (jazz, classical, rock, et al)
  • I performed in many different groups around the Mid-South (Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, and elsewhere)
  • Examples include: solo pianist / keyboardist for an original rock group / keyboards and synthesizers for an 80s cover group / accompanist for classical and jazz musicians, both academic and professional / work with musical theatre and ballet companies
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Music
Music
10

Pianist

  • Performing various piano scores for the general public
  • Preparing various piano scores for specific occasion
  • Working with clients and specific event coordinator for appropriate preparation and planning
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Biological Science
Music

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