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Anita Adams

MUSIC DIRECTOR / PERFORMER / EDUCATOR

Education

Jan 1978

B.A. Music Education; minor in psychology

St. Michael's College, Winooski, Vermont

Major instrument Piano, Minor in Psychology  Served as accompanist for voice students and vocal performing choirs.  Member of Jazz Ensemble, Chorale.  Assistant Director of theatrical performances.

19811982

Certificate in Paralegal Studies

Roger Williams University

Work History

20152016

Pianist

Middleboro United Methodist Church

Pianist for all choir rehearsals and for all services

Nov 2007Present

Music Director

Asbury United Methodist Church

Serve as Adult Choir Director, Children's Choir Director, Organist and Pianist for all services.  Responsible for all music programming.  Coordinated special events.  Accompanist and coach for soloists.

Mar 2001Sep 2007

Music Teacher

Shea High School

High School music teacher.  Taught grades 9-12 inner city high school.   Subjects included chorus, advanced chorus, musical theatre, beginning and advanced piano classes.  Directed extra curricular musical theatre productions.  Pianist for all productions and concerts.  Wrote and implemented curriculum.

Sep 1988Jan 2001

Legal Secretary / Paralegal

Edward J. Gomes, Esq., Richard A. Gonnella, Esq. , John A. MacFadyen, Esq.

Word processing, transcription, organizing legal files digitally, preparing legal documents for filing, filing documents with local courts.  Communicating verbally and in writing with clients.  Managing workflow of several attorneys.

Skills

Director
Extensive Musical theatre  experience, as a performer, director, pit band member, and rehearsal accompanist.
Performer/Musician
Pianist for 50 years.  Performed in many venues as soloist, accompanist, and band member.  

Children's Theatre

All Childrens Theatre

Providence, RI

Musical Director and Pianist

Certifications

20002011

Teacher Certification

State of Rhode Island
Certificate in teaching Music, levels K-12

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