To obtain a position that will not only capitalize on skills already developed, but also will demand and challenge me to increase my knowledge and skills through practical work experience and specialized training. I am a musician with an interest in the technical aspects of the music industry and all media communication fields.
I have had Training in the following computer programs: Microsoft Word, Office XP, XP Professional, Quark, Power Point, Final Cut Pro, Access and Excel, Sound Forge (audio editing), Adobe Premier, (video editing).
08/30/2003 to (present) - Texas State Technical College, Waco, Texas 76705
I have finished my final semester in Media Communications and Information Technology for an Associates Degree at TSTC in Waco. In the final semester It interned in a related field of Media Communications and Information Technology.
01/01/03 to 05/30/03 - Victoria Jr. College, Victoria, TX. 77901 for Music Degree/General Studies
Music Education- 04/01/96to (present)-9 yrs. of private lessons in Fiddle music and Authentic Texas Historic Tablature from Ricky Turpin, (two time Texas State Champion fiddler) and (Grammy award winner with George Strait and Asleep at the wheel).
Practical work experience in the entertainment field includes many live broadcasts to promote events and fiddle contests. I have been interviewed on several occasions for live promotional spots on TV and Radio. In addition to stage performing I have been working as a part time music teacher for students on a per person basis. I have been a regular group instructor for Jana Jae (performing Artist of fiddle music) in Grove Oklahoma at the Grand Lakes Fiddle Camp for several years.
I have also helped videotape and record audio for festivals and musical events. I have worked for the family owned business “Golden Memories Media” since 2000. My involvement included digital photography Still/Video. Video and audio recording and editing sound on the computer. While in College, I worked for channel 25 television station in Waco, Texas Jan 2005 – April 2005.
Music Accomplishments- Awarded State Championship title in Oklahoma for a fiddle Competition in 2003. Won the title of International fiddle Championship contest in Mercedes Texas in 2000. Placed among the top 20 in the Texas State Championship in Hallettsville for the past seven years.