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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/drummer/band Leader/producer

Touring and recording within a variety of musical situations including country, show bands, Big Bands, rock bands, fusion bands and jazz bands. Drummer for national acts including Deniece Williams, Charles Earland, Roger Williams, Ray Coussins, and Garlin Hackney.

  • Recorded and produced CDs Observations and Pick 2! with fusion band Rager which I founded; cowrote the music.
  • Recorded and produced 21st Century Groove (charted #58 on jazz charts) and Groovin Hard on Strokeland Records with The [company name] Groove, an 8-piece horn band I founded that celebrates Big Band, Jazz, and Funk music.
  • Traveled the US as a drum clinician giving talks to professional drummers at music stores and universities helping them to become better drummers. These clinics were sponsored by major drum and cymbal manufacturers such as Sabian cymbals, Vic Firth drumsticks, Aquarian drumheads, Maxwell drums, and Trick Drum pedals.
  • Costarred in the movie Bottom Feeders with John Saxon.
Candidate Info
66
years in
workforce
44
years
at this job
Music
Jazz Festival
22

Musician

  • Responsible for musicians, singers and related work for playing musical instruments
  • Compose, arrange music, or conduct groups in instrumental or vocal performances
  • Transpose music to alternate keys, or to fit individual styles or purposes
  • Play from memory or by following scores
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
23

Head Musician and Choir Director

  • Coordinate with Pastor and other ministries within the church for music selection and outside
  • Lead Praise and Worship weekly
  • Thoroughly teach Contemporary Gospel, Anthems, Negro Spirituals and standard SATB
  • Organize and provide music and song for weddings, funerals and other special services.
  • Conduct musician rehearsal with all other supporting musicians.
  • Update lyrics and songs in church praise book and computer database for screen projection.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Communication, Music
24

Musician/violinist

Meet with and engage various levels of donors and fans

  • Study/perform and independently prepare works in a professional timely manner
  • Scan confidential documents into electronic filing system and categorize them for retrieval and review.
  • Organize and prepare sectionals on regular basis.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
25

Musician/management

Design and create graphics for online media, business cards, press-kits with attention to typography, logos, large vinyl banners, flyers, T-shirts, Compact Disc and booklet art for print and distribution, decal stickers.

  • Manage and market online social media using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, website, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, CD Baby, Google Music, Rhapsody, Reverb Nation, YouTube and SoundCloud.
  • Sales of merchandise online and at events, inventory control.
  • Licensed songwriter, producer, musician and manager.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
C
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
AA
Multimedia
26

Independent Musician

Played instruments independently or in an ensemble, including drums and bass

  • Vocalist
  • Booked gigs at bars, events, fairs, and weddings
  • Expense and Travel Supervisor
  • Producer
  • Writer - Composed and arranged music and lyrics
  • Session Musician
  • Negotiated prices for gigs
  • Directed, planned, created, and lead musical performances
  • Merchandise Coordinator
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Arts
Science
27

Sound Designer / Film Crew / Musician

  • Currently the composer and sound designer for a children's puppet show
  • Collaborating with artists on film and music projects
  • Composing, location recording, sound design, and audio restoration
  • Boom operator, cinematographer, grip, and lighting
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Electronic Music Production And Sound Design
BA
Film & Digital Media
28

Musician

Teach and direct the children's', teen and adult choirs

  • Organist/Keyboardist/Pianist
  • Music director
  • Being a positive and effective leader
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AAS
Business Administration
29

Musician

Duties consist of playing piano, singing and coordinating rehearsals.

  • Teaching parts
  • Teaching new songs
  • Teaching articulation
  • Teaching pitches
  • Help with any other duties that are required
  • Music Theory
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
30

Musician

Bass and electric guitarist

  • Pianist
  • Percussionist
  • Bassist - H.O.S. Jazz Band
  • Church Musician
  • Bassist - Anointed Praise Ministries
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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