Vanessa Rollins West Virginia, USA
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Objective: Highly skilled and passionate Choir Director with a proven track record of leading and inspiring choirs to achieve exceptional musical performances. Seeking a challenging position where I can utilize my musical expertise, leadership abilities, and passion for teaching to create memorable and harmonious musical experiences.
Education: Bachelor of Music in Choral Conducting at West Virginia University, West Virginia Graduated: May 20XX
Choir Director | XYZ Community Choir, West Virginia | 20XX – Present
- Conduct and direct rehearsals to achieve a polished and cohesive sound, focusing on dynamics, phrasing, and vocal techniques.
- Select and arrange diverse music repertoire, incorporating various musical styles and genres to engage choir members and captivate audiences.
- Prepare the choir for performances, emphasizing musical interpretation and stage presence.
- Collaborate with accompanists, instrumentalists, and guest artists for joint performances and events.
- Organize auditions, assess potential choir members, and provide mentorship and guidance for their development.
- Planned and scheduled performances, secured venues, and coordinated logistical details.
- Foster a supportive and inclusive environment, encouraging individual growth and building a sense of camaraderie within the choir.
Choir Section Leader | West Virginia University Choir, West Virginia | 20XX – 20XX
- Assisted the Choir Director in rehearsals and performances, providing vocal guidance to section members.
- Mentored and supported section members in mastering vocal techniques and repertoire.
- Assumed leadership responsibilities in the absence of the Choir Director, ensuring a seamless rehearsal and performance experience.
Music Teacher | ABC School, West Virginia | 20XX – 20XX
- Taught music classes to students in grades 4-8, covering various aspects of music education including music theory, sight-reading, and vocal skills.
- Directed and conducted the school choir, preparing them for local events and competitions.
- Organized and facilitated music-related extracurricular activities, such as school concerts and talent shows.
- Choral conducting and vocal techniques
- Music theory and sight-reading
- Music repertoire selection and arrangement
- Rehearsal and performance planning
- Leadership and mentorship
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Organizational and time management abilities
References: Available upon request