Résumé

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Résumé - Faith Church

Professional Violinist

  • – 2015-present
  • – Weddings in Asheville, Linville, Blowing Rock, Boone, Jefferson, and more
  • – Soloist – Center for Judaic,  Holocaust, and Peace Studies Holocaust Symposium concert
  • – Chancellor’s House Reception musician – Appalachian State University


Music Teacher

  • – 2013-present
  • – Taught 20+ students violin, piano, and music theory


Graduate Assistant // Appalachian State University

  • – Performed in one musical and four operas
  • – Oversaw first violin sectionals for the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra
  • – Conducted excerpts from significant works in small orchestral settings
  • – Sight-read in orchestra and audition settings
  • – Soloist for studio and master classes
  • – Performed from memory in solo and small ensemble settings


Hayes School of Music Ensemble Performer // Appalachian State University

  • – 2017-2018
  • – Member of the Hayes Piano Quartet and String Trio
  • – Selected by Dr. Nancy Bargerstock, Professor of Violin


Personal Caregiver

  • – 2017-2018
  • – Provided medical and household care for an elderly widow

Appalachian State University – Boone, NC

Hayes School of Music

 

Bachelor of Music – Violin Performance

  • – May 2019 – 3.88 GPA
  • – Principal Second Violinist of the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra (2019)
  • – Assistant Concertmaster of the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra (2018)
  • – Concertmaster of the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra (2017)
  • – Master class and “side-by-side” performance with the North Carolina Symphony

 


 

Graduate Assistantship

  • – Performed in one musical and four operas
  • – Oversaw first violin sectionals for the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra
  • – Conducted excerpts from significant works in small orchestral settings
  • – Sight-read in orchestra and audition settings
  • – Soloist for studio and master classes
  • – Performed from memory in solo and small ensemble settings

Honors & Awards

  • – Recipient of the American String Teachers Association Certificate Advancement // Program Level 10, with honors


Appalachian State University

  • – Hayes School of Music Excellence Scholarship
  • – Whitener Orchestral Scholarship
  • – Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Principal Second Violinist (2019)
  • – Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Assistant Concertmaster (2018)
  • – Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster (2017-2018)

Pioneer Christian Hospital // Republic of Congo

  • – Volunteer
  • – Helped with physical therapy, wound care, missionary assistance, teaching


Alliance Bible Fellowship // Boone, NC

  • – Worship leader
  • – Childcare volunteer


Community Involvement

  • – Performed for Pioneer Christian Hospital fundraiser – raised $2,300+
  • – Performed violin in assisted living facilities for resident entertainment

  • – Oversee violin sectionals
  • – Conducting
  • – Sight-read in orchestra and audition settings
  • – Soloist
  • – Perform from memory in solo and small ensemble settings

Dr. Nancy Bargerstock


Dr. Melisse Brunet


Dr. Eric Koontz


Dr. Reeves Shulstad